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Spreadtrum Announces Intel-Made Mobile Chip

Mar 7, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

At Mobile World Congress, China-based mobile chip vendor Spreadtrum announced a new chip dubbed the SC9861G-IA, targeted at the "global mid-level and premium smartphone market." The chip is unique for a couple of reasons. The first is that it uses eight of Intel`s (NASDAQ:INTC) Atom-based processor cores codenamed Airmont. The second is that it is built by Intel using its 14-nanometer chip manufacturing technology.

Spreadtrum says that the chip "is scheduled to go into mass production in t

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