First Commercial Intel Smartphone Lava XOLO X900 Launched Today

Today, the first Intel Smart phone XOLO X900 smartphone was launched in India 

http://www.xolo.in/

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According the official XOLO website: "Superior Intel technology and Lava’s innovation come together to bring you the new XOLO X900, the first smartphone with Intel Inside®. Experience fast web browsing with the 1.6 GHz Intel processor. Based on Intel patented Hyper Threading technology this processor also enables smooth multi-tasking with optimum battery usage. A 4.03” hi-resolution LCD screen, dedicated HDMI output, full HD 1080p playback and dual speakers ensure an unmatched multimedia experience. Click up to 10 photos in less than a second on the 8MP HD camera which boasts of certain DSLR like features. With XOLO X900’s 400 MHz Graphics Processing Unit, 3D and HD gaming turn immersively realistic. Everything you have always wanted, and more, now comes in a blink into your pocket"

LAVA, one of India’s fastest growing handset brands.  XOLO X900, XOLO’s introductory offering, is the world’s first mobile phone with the power of Intel inside®.The stylish and sleek new XOLO X900 is a result of commitment to quality and innovation, designed to provide a superlative, immersing and engaging experience to address the need for a dynamic smartphone for today’s generation. The brand has invested in a state-of-the-art R&D Centre in Shenzhen (China) and Bangalore (India)

Does Intel Chip use more power? To answer this, one of my colleague quickly looked at the battery life spec, and  you can find them from below. Datas from LAVA and Apple webpage:

XOLO

Talk time (2G) up to 15.5 hours
Talk time (3G) up to 7.8 hours
Music playback (earphones) up to 43.9 hours
Video playback (earphones) up to 6 hours
Total standby time up to 14 days

iPhone 4 Spec:

• Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 14 hours on 2G (GSM)
• Standby time: Up to 200 hours
• Internet use: Up to 6 hours on 3G, up to 9 hours on Wi-Fi
• Video playback: Up to 10 hours
• Audio playback: Up to 40 hours

This  is pretty good considering a phone with 4.03” hi-resolution LCD screen, dedicated HDMI output, full HD 1080p playback!
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