I am going to buy a new computer in the next 3-4 months and I am thinking about getting a high quality 13.1 inch Windows 8 Ultrabook. I am going to dual boot both Windows8 (for work stuff) and Ubuntu (so I can have something that will actually work). I am looking into getting one of the new touch screen enabled ultra books with folding down displays to form a tablet as well. I was wondering if I could also boot Android 4 or if Android was limited to ARM devices.
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According to Mike Bell that runs Intel's mobile group:
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Simply put, you can have Android on the yet to come Cove Point, but it will have a poor performance compared to Windows 8. (see why bellow)
Intel performed tests with the Android operating System, and concluded that it has a poor implementation of threading technology. According to Bell, Android's thread scheduler simply isn't ready for multicore processors.
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Supporting Mike Bell's Claim
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