Posts Tagged ‘ CPU ’

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Web Page Load Test Demo at CES 2013 (Video)

January 14, 2013
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In the video above from the 2013 International CES, we checked out another aspect of NVIDIA’s upcoming Tegra 4 quad-core processor. The chip-maker had a webpage load test station set up for CES attendees to put a Tegra 4-powered Android development tablet through its paces. During NVIDIA’s CES press conference, we saw the same...
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NVIDIA Project Shield Portable Tegra 4 Android Gaming Console at CES 2013 (Video)

January 13, 2013
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The biggest surprise of the 2013 International CES for Android fans had to be NVIDIA’s Project Shield announcement. How NVIDIA was able to keep the device a secret is beyond me, but it’s certainly making headlines around the globe now. As you will see in the video above, we stopped by NVIDIA’s booth to...
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor Android Gaming Demo at CES 2013 (Video)

January 12, 2013
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While at the 2013 International CES, we dropped by Qualcomm’s booth to check out their upcoming flagship quad-core mobile processor, the Snapdragon 800, which succeeds last year’s Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset (think: HTC Droid DNA & LG Nexus 4). Understandably, since the Snapdragon 800 won’t debut in retail smartphones and tablets until mid-2013, Qualcomm...
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Nvidia Tegra 4 Processor Specs: 4-Plus-1 Quad-Core, 28nm, 6x Power of Predecessor (Leaked Slide)

December 18, 2012

Details of Nvidia’s next generation mobile processor, Tegra 4 (codenamed Wayne), have leaked via a slide on a Chinese website. The upcoming chipset, which will debut early next year, possibly at MWC 2013 in February, is reportedly 6x more powerful than Tegra 3 and 20x more beastly than Tegra 2, as the fourth generation...
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LG E973 Optimus G Android Smartphone Spotted (Images)

August 25, 2012

LG began teasing a new flagship device, currently code-named Optimus G, in recent days. Now, we get to live vicariously through an unofficial hands-on report and some leaked in-the-wild photos of the upcoming powerhouse of a smartphone. As you may recall, the Optimus G, which carries the model number LG-E973, sports Qualcomm’s next-generation APQ8064...
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Samsung Details Next-Gen Exynos 5 Dual Processor

August 10, 2012

Samsung has unveiled details about its upcoming ARM Dual Cortex-A15 based mobile application processor, otherwise known as the Exynos 5 Dual. The 32nm dual-core 1.7GHz CPU is considered an upgrade over the current Exynos 4 Quad found in the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III and should be competitive with Qualcomm’s 28nm...
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HTC One X+ Heading to T-Mobile, Possibly with Tegra 3+

July 25, 2012

The mystery T-Mobile handset previously known as the HTC Era 42 has now been identified as the HTC One X+. The “plus” attached to the One X moniker suggests the T-Mobile version of the popular Android smartphone will offer a bit more than the original found overseas and on AT&T. That could mean it’s...
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Quad-Core Exynos-Powered Samsung Galaxy S III LTE Releases on July 9th in South Korea

July 5, 2012

As you may already be aware, US and European models of the Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone vary depending on the inclusion of 4G LTE connectivity. Of course, that’s because the stateside Galaxy S3 units forfeit the original quad-core CPU by replacing it with an LTE-friendly Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core chip, at least...
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Nvidia Aims to Match Console Graphics with Tegra

April 20, 2012

At an industry event hosted by HTC in Seattle yesterday, Nvidia talked about the rise of Tegra and its potential to match console quality graphics (think Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) in the near future. “Since the introduction of the smartphone, mobile graphics technology has advanced considerably – and it is expected to close the...
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Nvidia Seeks Proof Apple’s New iPad Outperforms Tegra 3

March 8, 2012

One of the key features of the new iPad is its Apple A5X dual-core processor with quad-core graphics. While introducing the third generation iPad to the world, Apple claimed its A5X chipset offers 4X the graphics performance of rival Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor, which will power an army of Android smartphones and tablets...
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Samsung Unveils Quad-Core 32nm Exynos Processor

February 24, 2012

At the International Solid-State Circuits Conference yesterday, Samsung unveiled their latest mobile chipset. The Korean manufacturer’s new Exynos processor can be produced in either quad-core or dual-core configurations with 1.5GHz clock speeds and 200MHz frequencies. The current generation dual-core Exynos chip is 45nm while the upcoming model will be reduced to 32nm, which means...
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Qualcomm announces new line of S4 Snapdragon chipsets

November 16, 2011

Today, Qualcomm announced a new line of Snapdragon S4 processors for high-end devices and the enhancement of its Snapdragon S1 chipsets for entry-level smartphones. The new S4 chipsets include: the MSM8660A, MSM8260A, MSM8630, MSM8230, MSM8627, MSM8227, APQ8060A and APQ8030. They’re based on the Krait CPU, which is the next generation of Qualcomm’s micro architecture...
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Benchmark Battle: LG Optimus 3D (OMAP 4) beats Samsung Galaxy S II (Exynos) and Optimus 2X (Tegra 2)

February 16, 2011

The LG Optimus 3D and Samsung Galaxy S II are two of the most impressive smartphones on display at Mobile World Congress this year. Hardware savvy tech site AnandTech took the time to analyze the Android-powered devices, which both rock a pair of 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 cores, by putting them through some preliminary...
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