Chip Shot: Intel Powers Its First LTE Smartphone in US with the ASUS PadFone X mini on AT&T’s Network

Atom ASUS, AT&T and Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the ASUS PadFone X mini, a 4.5-inch 4G LTE smartphone powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor and Intel®  XMM™ 7160 LTE modem. The ASUS Padfone X mini is the first smartphone in the United States that is powered by an Intel Atom processor and Intel LTE solution. The PadFone X mini transforms into a 7-inch 4G LTE tablet-like experience when docked into its companion docking station. It will be available in AT&T retail stores on Oct. 24 and in national retailers by November. The PadFone X mini will retail for $199.99 on GoPhone®, AT&T’s branded prepaid service. Plans start at only $40 per month for 500 MB of data and 500 minutes of talk time. View and download the related b-roll.