Speculation is mounting that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility is planning to announce a new smartphone, based on an Intel processor, on September 18.
Mobot reports that Google/Motorola are publicising a joint Intel and Motorola product launch on September 18 for a new product named the “Motorola Edge”.
However, at this stage the companies aren’t providing any details beyond the hype surrounding the joint announcement.
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Nonetheless, Intel has been keen to gain ground in the smartphone and tablet processor market, which has historically been dominated by ARM.
This has led the company to announce an Android-compatible smartphone in April, while in May the company made a concerted effort to persuade Apple to switch to its processors.