Oct 18 AT 5:15 PM Taylor Wimberly 21 Comments

NVIDIA Tegra 3 video leaks out


Surprise. It looks like NVIDIA will be going with Tegra 3 as the name of their quad-core processor they had been referring to as Kal-El. We first saw this next-generation processor back in February. I got overly excited when we were told that quad-core Android tablets would appear around August, but it’s now October and we are still waiting.

ASUS has been rumored to have the first Kal-El device with their upcoming Transformer 2, which we expected to go on sale in November for $499. We just witnessed a lackluster CTIA where ASUS could have easily stole the show with a Transformer 2 showing, but maybe they decided to wait for the AsiaD conference like Google.

We know that ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih will be appearing at the Hong Kong event along with Google’s Andy Rubin and Samsung EVP Dr. Won-Pyo Hong. Google has told us that the next version of Android will unify the smartphone and tablet code bases, so it’s possible that we could see a second Ice Cream Sandwich device in addition to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Is Jonney Shih announcing the Tegra-3-powered Transformer 2 tonight at Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich event or is NVIDIA trying to take advantage of tonight’s announcement with their own surprise? Developing…

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  1. Like to see it on phones first but tablets work to.

  2. Daniel LomholtGuest 4 years ago

    Couldn’t it be awesome on Galaxy Nexus? Omg. Just sayin!

  3. shadowfoxpdGuest 4 years ago

    Holy crap. As much as I care about Tehran 3, I want a transparent tablet like that!

  4. It will be great for tablets. Hopefully they will start to become more useful slowly replacing laptops atleast. But unless they can run .exes like windows or even a mac laptop, tablets are still an unjustifiable purchase unless you gots lots of $$$$$$$$$. Which i for one dont. But thanks to the Big Adroid BBQ i won a Samsung galaxy tab google i/o edition(sorry had to brag a bit) :))))

    • erikGuest 4 years ago

      wouldn’t an .apk be considered the .exe (or .dmg for mac) of android? i’m trying to figure out what you meant exactly…

  5. If the Nexus and Transformer 2 are both released on November 10th, I’m going to need a second job or credit card.

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  7. So is it Johny Chan or Johny Chin?

  8. The style of video is really similar to the Honeycomb announcement, so it’s probably going to be a topic tonight. However, I think it’ll be a look into the future of ICS capabilities moreso than a device tonight…

  9. AdamGuest 4 years ago

    the video is private. WTF?

  10. Why is this video private?

  11. The freaking transparent tablet looks fresh!!! Too bad I cant see the video.

  12. Here is the videoGuest 4 years ago
  13. ChaosKillerGuest 4 years ago

    Am I the only one that saw the 2.1 statusbar in the vid? :)

  14. NVIDIA Tegra 3 is awesome

  15. killer commercial, I like the break dancing at the end