Sep 13th, 2011

Intel revealed in a promo video today their new line of E Series Atom processors (E6xx) just about ready to roll. The new Atom chips will officially support Android 2.3 Gingerbread sometime in January of 2012. Until now, Intel’s chips have never officially supported Android even though developers managed to get them playing nice with Google TV hardware (to varying results). Ironically, Google TV set tops will already be running Android 3.x Honeycomb by the time Intel decides to make the move onto Gingerbread next year. Seems Intel is just too far behind when it comes to the Android mobile race with Nvidia, TI and Qualcomm all set to do battle with their quad-cores early next year.

[Carrypad via Electronista]