Android 4.0 Finalized on Atom Medfield. Intel is now ready to integrate Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the future smartphones and tablets shipping its processor Atom Medfield in 2012. While the open-source Android – x86 project proposes a first port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the x 86, the Intel fondeur not lost time to adapt the latest version of Google mobile platform on its platform Atom Medfield.
Without having satisfied with MeeGo (and Nokia who have thrown the sponge), the skier must rely on Android to succeed its arrival on the market of mobile devices and the company has worked its efforts to try to seduce OEMs/Taiwanese ODM with torque x86 / Android here where all are concentrated on ARM / Android.
Ready to run with Android Medfield
Intel had negotiated an agreement of partnership with Google in September to ensure to deliver the latest versions of Android as their availability. It is quite logically that the caster announced finalized a version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich its Medfield Intel processors, including the drivers are available for manufacturers.
Offer x86 Medfield should thus work with Android Gingerbread (2.3.x), Android Honeycomb (3.x) and Android Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.x), with the first concrete products expected in the spring of 2012. The Infoworld site notes that Intel remained remote same project of Android – x86 if there provide its portage drivers once the first terminals will be marketed to avoid early fragmentation. A strategy that Google had also put in place with Honeycomb, reserved for the shelves.