Will the 3G iPhone have Intel’s Atom inside?

by admin May 15, 2008 at 4:01 pm

Rumours run wild after Intel’s German MD speaks out

iPhone owners are are used to having deep pockets – but it turns out they may need longer and wider ones too. That’s because the boss of Intel Germany reckons that a future iPhone will have a much bigger display. Oh and it’ll also be sporting Intel’s ultra-mobile Atom CPU inside it too.

Hannes Schwaderer, managing director of Intel Germany, says that future iPhones will be slightly bigger than we’re used to, chiefly because they’ll boast bigger 720 x 480 pixel displays than the 480 x 320 version in current iPhones.

Of course the timing of Schwaderer’s comments couldn’t be more perfect – the ‘future’ 3G iPhone is surely a matter of weeks away, and his comments have reignited old – no, make that ancient – rumours surrounding the Mac Tablet, Apple’s so far non-existent take on Wintel’s Tablet PC.

Full article: techradar.com