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Meizu Launches M9 M9 Christens Site, Full Specs Detailed

The Meizu M9 is proving to be quite the handset. It's been teased for a while now by Meizu's CEO Jack Wong, and now the official site for the impressive device has just been launched offering a peak at the specs. The device will feature the following:
  • 3.5-inch 960 x 640 resolution screen ("Retina" Quality)
  • 1GHz S5PC110 processor
  • Android 2.2 Froyo
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • GPS, 802.11b/g/n
  • microSDHC
  • removable 1370mAH lithium-polymer battery
  • Radios:
    • GSM
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    • WCDMA
    • HSDPA
    • HSUPA
Quite the device, indeed. The expected launch date is December 25th in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen; expanding to the rest of China the following week. You can check out the device's webpage over at Meizu.com. [Via Engadget]

Acer CEO shows off 7-inch Android tablet

At a presentation in Beijing today, Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci teased the audience with a 7-inch Android tablet. When asked about the device he kept all information tight lipped. But the device is said to be running Android and is very fast. It appears Acer has a few more Android devices in the works that is almost ready for prime time.

Intel Has Plans For Atom Based Android Devices

Looks like Intel is late to their own party. We’ve seen Android running on x86 CPU’s numerous times before. Intel has recently announced plans to enter the Android game. They are the leading CPU manufacturer and are now looking to take a cut into ARM’s profit.