Intel (INTC) has built prototype Android phones running on its Medfield Atom chips that support...

|About: Intel Corporation (INTC)|By:, SA News Editor

Intel (INTC) has built prototype Android phones running on its Medfield Atom chips that support features such as the "burst" shooting of 8MP pictures, and the streaming of Blu-ray quality video. However, specs alone won't allow Intel to challenge ARM-based chips in the smartphone and tablet markets: it has to contend with ARM's (ARMH) edge in power consumption, and the hesitance of OEMs to support another chip architecture. (previously)