Chip Shot: MegaFon Announces its First Smartphone with Intel Inside

Russian consumers now have a high performance smartphone inside their pocket that is based on Intel technology.  The smartphone, MegaFon Mint, delivers up to 5 hours of 3G browsing, 45 hours of audio playback and 8 hours of talk time on a single charge.  Based on Intel’s Smartphone Reference Device, which includes the Intel Atom processor Z2460, the MegaFon Mint includes the Android operating system and offers an immersive gaming and video experience as well as advanced imaging capabilities that includes burst mode to take 10 pictures in under a second, capturing life’s spontaneous moments.  Russian customers can buy the MegaFon Mint today for about US$550.