The First Intel Atom X3-powered JOI Phone 5 Launches In Malaysia

By 11:57 Sun, 25 Jul 2021 Comments

The Malaysia-based SNS network announced the first smartphone with a Intel Atom x3 "SoFIA" mobile chipset. Dubbed JOI Phone 5, the dual-SIM budget-level smartphone will be srecent through GLOO’s retail network in Malaysia.

The front of JOI Phone 5 resembles the recently launched Asus ZenFone 2. The device packs a 64-bit dual-core Intel Atom x3-C3130 mobile chipset, which is manufactured via 28nm process, and integrates the Mali-400MP2 GPU for graphics. The SoC is coupled with 1GB of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 8GB internal storage.

The rest of the Phpne 5’s specifications include 5” 720p IPS Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) display, 8MP main camera, and 2MP front-facing snapper. Connectivity options include Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and dual-SIM. The handset boots Android 4.4 KitKat.

SNS network has packed a 2100 mAh battery in this dual-SIM device. JOI phone 5 is priced at 399 Malaysian Ringgit ($106).

JOI 7 Lite phablet with 7-inch display sporting 1024x600 pixel resolution was also announced for 299 Malaysian Ringgit ($79). The device packs the same 64-bit Intel Atom x3 chipset as the Phone 5, coupled with 1GB of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 8GB of built-in storage.

However, this is not the first tablet with Atom x3 chipset. A Chinese Telecast X70 3G tablet with phone calling support was the first Atom x3 tablet priced merely at $70.




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