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    LG GW990 Moorestown smartphone won’t be released

    Standby for some disappointment.  The LG GW990 smartphone – based on Intel’s upcoming Moorestown platform and running Moblin – is apparently no longer headed to the market.  According to phoneArena’s sources at LG, the GW990 was only ever intended as a concept, and as such won’t be launched in the second half of this year as previously believed.


    The GW990 was rolled out in January this year, and was used by Intel to demonstrate both their hardware and software plans.  Moorestown will be the next generation of Atom processors, now frugal enough, the chip company reckons, to power a smartphone and still manage to get through the day.

    As for Moblin, that’s since been subsumed into the MeeGo collaboration with Nokia, and it’s unclear what exactly the first device running the open-source OS will be.

    The GW990 had a tempting 4.8-inch 1024 x 480 touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera, WiFI and A-GPS, along with a digital compass and 3D gaming capabilities.

    Via : Slash Gear

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