Is Asus working on new Nexus 7 model and Intel-powered smartphone?
0. phoneArena 18 Mar 2013, 07:41 posted on
Quick, how many smartphones powered by an Intel processor can you name? Not many models come to mind, do they? That's because there's just a handful of them currently on the market, although Intel is slowly but surely making its way into the mobile arena with its smartphone- and tablet-optimized Atom chips. The next big name to join forces with Intel might be Asus...
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1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
I'm excited about the new Nexus 7, love ASUS!
2. protozeloz (Posts: 5387; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Yes!! A new nexus 7, loving mine so far, even got the WiFi version to work with a USB wireless stick so its 3G too when it matters the most XD now I wonder if will see the tegra 4 on this baby or will be something else... Either way I'm saving for that or the note 8 I don't like the physical buttons on the N8 and they can narrow the body on the N7 to make is slightly larger while keeping the same size, (it fits on my pants back pocket) plus priced 250! Oh this could be good, either way I'm waiting to see a screen resolution bump, and maybe a camera with flash (if they are improving camera software/hardware its a good time to try)
Now about the newest android version, I would like a gesture based ui for navigation (even if its beta and enabled via settings)
8. cezarepc (Posts: 657; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
I'm enjoying my N7 as well and I really want to see the next version. I won't be getting it though. I'm fine with my tab for at least a year more. Functionality-wise, it can perform all the tasks I want it to do. Some lag when in Powersave mode but at Performance mode I haven't seen it slow down (using Franco's kernel).
When the 2014 Nexus comes out I'm gonna get that.
By the way, don't expect much about the camera dep't. Added resolution? Mmmmm, good to have but not really needed. A next-gen processor is what I want, mainly for power-efficiency so I can make it last longer. A more efficient screen too!
11. Rocksteady (unregistered)
and a memory expansion slot would be a great addition, actually, that's what is preventing me from getting the current Nexus 7.
4. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
don't want any Intel inside!!
why? because Intel has bribed almost every manufacturer and seller in the world not to sell AMD!
the facts are here:
bit [dot] ly/RYzOPP
something like Microsoft or Apple
(Apple + Intel + Microsoft) = A+I+M to bribing = pure evil, many facts round everywhere :)
5. protozeloz (Posts: 5387; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
You don't want it on the nexus? I don't mind, as long as is not on the nexus
9. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
I always buy a product from better company, I don't support ripen companies..... If you do the same, the world becomes better without rotten companies like Apple and Microsoft :-)
Of you ignore that, we deserve the crisis :-)
6. amansingal14 (Posts: 306; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)
You believe in Google Sources. Their Chromebook Pixel too has intel processor.
They are going against Microsoft due to Scroogled campaign. They are going against Apple due to, well iOS vs Android competion. They're going against intel for some similar reasons i guess.
However, I don't know why they're going against themselves. And yeah, at least I donot believe in Google anymore.
Edit: Also, Intel has proved that its processors are currently the fastest on the market.
7. Hemlocke (unregistered)
It's hard to believe any company where you aren't their customer, you are their product.