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New NVIDIA Tegra Processor Powers The Tablet Revolution

New NVIDIA Tegra Processor Powers The Tablet Revolution

 

NVIDIA today launched its Next Generation Tegra, the world's first processor for the mobile web, specifically designed for the high-resolution needs of tablets. Consumers have been waiting for a truly portable, high-resolution, no-compromise Internet experience. NVIDIA's new Tegra processor delivers that by combining lightning-quick browsing, streaming 1080p vide- and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 acceleration with an immersive 3D user interface and days of battery life.

 

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"Without question, 2010 is going t- be year of the tablet," said Tim Bajarin, President, Creative Strategies, Inc. "The new NVIDIA Tegra processor has a unique feature set critical for tablets -- fast web browsing with fully rendered pages, uncompromised graphics, snappy user interface and HD vide- - all with the battery life we've only seen with cell phones."

 

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Key t- Tegra's capabilities are eight independent processors, including the world's first dual core CPU for mobile applications. These processors are used together or independently t- optimize power usage at all times. With its ultra low-power design, Tegra delivers over 16 hours of HD vide- or 140 hours of music-on a single charge.

 

Highlights / Key Facts:

 

• Tegra is the power behind the new generation of tablets, offering:

 

- 3D touchscreen user interfaces

 

- Amazing battery life- always-on and always-connected

 

- Adobe Flash Player 10.1 acceleration for streaming vide- and 3D mobile games

 

- Resolution ranging from four-to-eight times that of smartphones

 

- Form factors and screen sizes ranging from 5-15 inches

 

- Immersive gaming, vivid photos and video, and crystal-clear audio

 

• Next Generation Tegra is a leap in mobile computing performance with:

 

- The world's first dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU running up t- 1GHz

 

- Eight independent processors t- handle web browsing, HD vide- encode and decode and mobile 3D gaming

 

- 10x faster than the processors used in smartphones today, and up t- 4x the performance of the previous generation Tegra processor

 

- Advanced TSMC 40nm process with active power management

 

• Next Generation Tegra is now in production. Developers can order the Tegra Developer Kit t- create applications for Tegra-powered devices such as tablets, smartbooks and smartphones at developer.nvidia.com/tegra.

 

• At CES 2010, NVIDIA is hosting many revolutionary new tablets that leverage the power of the next generation Tegra. Visit NVIDIA's booth in South Hall 4 #35912 t- see the latest designs.

 

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