NVIDIA surprised everyone at CES with the announcement of their mobile gaming device Project SHIELD, and today they finally revealed the launch details. Fans who signed up to receive updates by clicking “Notify Me” on the SHIELD website will have an exclusive opportunity to pre-order starting today for $349. Pre-order for the general public will open ... Read More »
When NVIDIA announced their new Tegra 4 chip, ZTE quickly committed to being the first partner to produce smartphones with both NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor and i500 LTE modem. Thanks to a new leak from China, we might now have our first look at ZTE’s latest Android device.
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Most Android smartphones sold in the US this year will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, but next year should be a different story. NVIDIA will finally have a mobile chip with integrated LTE, called Tegra 4i, and their next generation chip codenamed Logan (aka Tegra 5) will offer a mobile GPU that is ... Read More »
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Today at GTC 2013, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the latest Tegra roadmap and provided a preview of where their mobile chip is headed. Project Logan (Tegra 5) will introduce NVIDIA’s Kepler GPU architecture with CUDA cores, and Project Parker (Tegra 6) will include NVIDIA’s custom Denver CPU core, their next generation Maxwell GPU, and ... Read More »
Could Google offer a premium mobile experience on a $99 Android phone this holiday season? I have no knowledge of Google’s plans, but I saw evidence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that suggests it’s definitely possible if they wanted to. By the end of this year, consumers will be able to purchase smartphones that exceed ... Read More »
While the HTC One running on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 600 SoC may be one of the most powerful Android devices expected to hit store shelves in March, NVIDIA is looking to disrupt the smartphone segment with its new Tegra 4 processor. Originally introduced at CES back in January, the quad-core A15 Tegra 4 ... Read More »
Recent years have taught us that NVIDIA is a company that likes to brag about how many design wins their chips are racking up, but there was no mention of any OEM partners with today’s announcement of Tegra 4i — their first mobile processor with an integrated LTE modem.
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Today NVIDIA revealed its first mobile processor with a fully integrated 4G LTE modem, the NVIDIA Tegra 4i, which finally places them on an even playing field with Qualcomm. The Tegra line of chips have been successful in capturing a good chuck on the Android tablet market, but the lack of an integrated modem has slowed the ... Read More »
Last week Qualcomm‘s CMO Anand Chandrasekher came out with some sharp comments for their main rival. “We clean Tegra 4â€²s clock,” said Chandrasekher. “There’s nothing in Tegra 4 that we looked at that looks interesting. Tegra 4 frankly, looks a lot like what we already have in [Snapdragon] S4 Pro.”
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Nvidia’s succes with their venture into mobile has been hit or miss. Tegra has become relatively well known, but its popularity still pales in comparison to the competition. Namely, Qualcomm. So what’s Nvidia to do about it? Instead of waiting for manufacturers to come to Nvidia for chips, Nvidia is going to start building their ... Read More »