Intel was trying to compose the Android operating system 4.1 or Jelly Bean to be used in smartphones and tablets with the Atom processor.
The company did not specify when it will be ported over as well as the availability of Jelly Bean on devices with Intel processors.
“Intel is working closely with Google to provide the latest versions of Android, including the Jelly Bean, the product line of low-power Atom us,” said Intel spokeswoman Suzy Greenberg, quoted by PC World.
Intel processor-based smartphones using the Android operating system 2.3 (Gingerbread), and will receive the upgrade to the Android operating system 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich in the near future that has not been determined.
Intel, among others, used by the Lenovo-made smartphones and Orange. Lenovo released the Intel processor-based smartphones in China by a modified version of Android while the other manufacturers, Motorola, is scheduled to release a smartphone and tablet with Intel processors this year.Intel is also working on rolling out an updated Atom architecture design in the future called Clover Trail, but that hardware platform won’t be used for Android smartphones and tablets. Instead, Intel will be working with Microsoft to bring Clover Trail to Windows 8
So far, Intel’s presence has not been widely felt in the market of smartphones and tablets that are dominated by ARM. The first tablet that comes with Android 4.1 is Google’s Nexus 7 using ARM processors (Tegra 3).
Other manufacturers who licensed the ARM processor for their products such as Asus and HTC will release Android 4.1 update over-the-air.
Intel to use the Android operating system on smartphones and tablets with the Atom “Medfield” homemade. Future generation of Atom processors, “Clover Trail”, is targeted only for the Windows 8.
Intel is porting Android operating system for tablet-based Clover Trail. Meanwhile, Microsoft has announced Windows 8 RT variants for ARM-based devices.
ARM has so far remained a step ahead of its competitors in terms of the number of devices that come with Android 4.1.
However, Intel is trying to attract developers to write applications for Android devices based