Nvidia unveils Tegra 3 powered smartphones at MWC

/ 7 years ago

Nvidia has today announced the world’s first Tegra 3 powered super phones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The list includes the HTC One X, LG Optimus 4X HD, ZTE Era, Fujitsu’s Ultra High Spec Smartphone and the K-Touch Treasure V8.

With the Tegra 3, already announced quite some time ago, the new super phones will run at speeds of up to 1.5GHz thanks to the unique 4-PLUS-1 quad-core CPU architecture that delivers outstanding performance and amazing battery life. The 12-core GPU will give it another boost in performance, set to deliver up to five times the performance of the previous Tegra 2.

“The year of the quad-core phone has truly begun,” said Michael Rayfield, General Manager of theMobilebusiness at NVIDIA. “But quad-core still isn’t enough.  With Tegra 3 we built a processor with unique 4-PLUS-1 quad-core architecture so that you can get great battery life and performance when you need it.”

Equipped with the all new Tegra 3, the five super phones will deliver ultra-fast web browsing, high-quality gaming and extreme multitasking balanced with a long battery life.

Taking advantage of Tegra 3-optimized mobile games to deliver more realism with dynamic lighting, physical effects and high resolution environments, you can found these games in the Tegra Zone, NVIDIA’s free Android Market app which showcases the best games optimized for the Tegra processor.

Some of the highlights and key facts:

  • The Tegra 3 processor for super phones runs at up to 1.5 GHz and features:
    • Unique 4-PLUS-1 quad-core CPU architecture, including a fifth battery saver core that operates at exceptionally low power
    • A 12-core GeForce GPU, with up to 3x the graphics performance of the Tegra 2 processor, including support for stereoscopic 3D
    • New video engines with support for 1080p high profile video at 40 Mbps

Expect these new super phones to rock your world and possibly present serious competition to the smartphones giants.

For more information about the Tegra 3 processor, please refer to this web page.

Source: Press Release

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