11 Mar '12, 5am

4G Tablets in the offing!

Altair Semiconductor’s MIPS-based FourGee LTE chipset have been designed into Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” tablets from Beijing-based mobile processor firm Ingenic. Originally announced in December 2011, the Ingenic tablet is one of the first Android 4.0 tablets. It will be sampled to customers in the second quarter of this year, with potential commercial availability in the second half of 2012. “Our MIPS-Based Android 4.0 tablet, which features 1GHz performance along with an innovative ultra-low-power pipelining architecture, is already in production with multiple OEMs,” said Qiang Liu, chairman and CEO, Ingenic Semiconductor. "When we made the decision to add 4G connectivity to this groundbreaking tablet, it was clear that Altair was the most suitable partner for Ingenic," said Qiang. This device is expected to provide MIPS with an entry into the Android OS based tab...

Full article: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/23/02/2012/5303...

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