Egyptian telecom operator Etisalat Misr today announced the Etisalat E-20 smartphone with Intel Inside, the first in the Middle East and North Africa region.
With more than 91 million mobile subscribers and mobile penetration that has increased to 116.94 percent in Egypt in the last year (representing an annual growth rate of 14.19 percent compared to 2011), Intel and Etisalat Misr see this as good growth for Smartphone business potential in Egypt.
The handset will be available at all Etisalat stores across Egypt, and is equipped with the Intel Atom Z2420 processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology that can achieve speeds of up to 1.2 GHz. The device offers fast Web browsing, multimedia capabilities and an Android applications experience. The Intel Atom Z2420 processor supports 1080p HD video capture and a camera with advanced imaging capabilities, including burst mode that allows users to capture seven pictures in a second in 5-megapixel quality.
The device is housed in a compact design and features a 3.5-inch touchscreen display, support for FM radio and an expandable memory slot and HSPA+ modem support with Intel's XMM 6265 modem for global roaming.