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Motorola edge-to-edge display smartphone tipped to debut next week

This month we have tons of exciting news coming up. Motorola has more than one announcement coming and we could be seeing an awesome edge-to-edge smartphone with nearly no bezel. With Motorola set to announce two or so new devices Wednesday in New York, then Amazon this looks to be an exciting week. Then next week Motorola has another announcement along with Intel that has the rumor mills churning.

Intel and Orange prepare Medfield-powered San Diego for the UK

Well UK readers, those of you desperately waiting for an Intel-powered smartphone (all six of you) won't have to wait much longer. Earlier today Intel and carrier Orange officially unveiled the long-awaited San Diego smartphone... in London. Someone get those guys an atlas. The San Diego is the retail-ready hardware based on concept designs known as the San Francisco and Santa Clara, with a 1.6Ghz single-core Atom (Medfield) processor inside.

Intel roadmap leak shows Merrifield, LTE smartphones and more

This year Intel kicked off their major attempt into the smartphone market with the release of their Medfield Atom processor for smartphones. We've covered it plenty in the past and their first retail phone the Lava XOLO we got some hands-on with last week. While their first Android smartphone is decent, it's not up to par with the newer dual-core and quad-core processors we've been seeing. Their latest leaked roadmap however shows us their plans.

Lava XOLO Intel Android smartphone hands-on

We had a great time at CTIA 2012 this year down in New Orleans and saw plenty of impressive phones like the EVO 4G LTE and DROID Incredible 4G LTE. One that went under the radar however was the new Lava XOLO Intel-powered smartphone that was announced in late April. We stopped by the Intel booth for some hands-on with their Android phone to see what the fuss was all about. Check out the video and pictures after the break.

Orange tips incoming Intel-powered Santa Clara phone

If you've been intrigued at the thought of Intel powering smartphones, it appears one of the first is set to land with Orange in the UK. The wireless carrier has tipped that the Santa Clara powered by an Intel Medfield processor is "coming soon." Santa Clara won't be the official name for the smartphone when it launches, it will get some sort of snazzy name.

Lava XOLO X900 kicks off Intel’s Android phone plans

The first Intel-powered Android smartphone will hit the market on April 23, with the Lava XOLO X900 going on sale in India. Packing a 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 processor with 1GB of RAM and a 4.03-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, the X900 promises 1080p Full HD video recording and the ability to shoot ten 8-megapixel photos in under a second. Still, it's the processor that's the most interesting thing, Intel's first commercial attempt at taking on ARM in smartphones and, soon enough, tablets.
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