NVIDIA works on Tegra 3 successor, ready in 2013

NVIDIA-Logo

NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip has been around for quite a while losing little by little its glamour (and benchmarks) that it has had for the past few years. This is the reason why NVIDIA hastily works on Tegra 3’s successor and one additional chip.

The Tegra 3 successor is now known as Wayne and is expected sometime in 2013. It will be a high-end chip and will be designed for tablets and smartphones with several ARM Cortex-A15 general-purpose cores plus new GeForce graphics. As a result Wayne is expected to be several times more powerful than Tegra 3.

The other chip is now known as Grey – this one is expected to become available some time after Wayne hits the market. Grey will be optimized for smartphones and will feature integrated 3G and 4G/LTE support but not much else is known about this one.

“We have a next-generation application processor integrated with a next-generation 4G/LTE. This quarter, we hope to tape out and race it to market. It is obviously a very, very large market opportunity for us, and so we are very bullish about it,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive of Nvidia, during the most recent conference call with financial analysts.

Both chips will, however, be unable to run Windows Phone 8 so you won’t see them in some devices.


Source: News.Softpedia.com

Related posts

Sony offers new PC headsets and microphones

Sony comes up with new offers aimed at computer users and appropriate for chatting, playing or just  listening to music. The first of one,  DR-GA100 is designed for PC gaming packs 30 mm drives and noise-cancelling boom microphone, backed by Sony's Virtual Phones Technology for "full, rich...

BenQ debuts Joybook Lite U101 netbook

BenQ launches its Joybook Lite U101 netbook in its home, Taiwan. The Joybook Lite U101 is BenQ’s first attempt in the netbook market. U101 is powered by an 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor, up to 1GB of RAM, integrated Intel GMA950 graphics and 120GB/160GB hard drive or 4GB/16GB SSD. Joybook Lite...

NEC announced 23” monitor with IPS panel

NEC Display Solutions will be launching the first 23” screen with IPS technology in 16:9 format in autumn 2009. The MultiSync® EA231WMi combines excellent image quality in high resolution (full HD) with low energy consumption and its wide screen format enhances productivity. Another...

Leave a comment