Specifically, here it is from his prepared remarks:
And we expect to see another important milestone for our business later this week with the launch of the world's first Intel architecture-based smartphone.
Source: Intel Q1 2012 earnings conference call.
Intel has been readying its assault against the mobile dominance of ARM Holdings
The chip giant has been inking important partnerships to lay the foundation to its mobile encroachment, including with Google
Otellini didn't specify which specific device he was referring to, but chances are that it's the Lava Xolo X900, which is rumored to launch in the Indian market this week. The Android device will carry an Intel Atom chip, along with other standard features like a 4-inch display and dual cameras.
The Atom-powered Lenovo K800 is expected to launch next month, while there's little to no detail on Moto's Atom offering beyond some leaked mockups of a possible candidate. Intel is gaining steam with its partnerships, but it will still have an uphill battle dethroning Qualcomm
Qualcomm is a mighty contender alone, but Intel is going against an entire ARMy full of worthy opponents.
By the end of the week, Intel will officially step into ARM's ring to wage a mobile war that promises to be long and bloody with plenty of casualties along the way.
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