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Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

23 October, 2014 | comments (94)

Someone has put the Apple iPad Air 2 through GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan's onscreen and offscreen (1080p) platform and we get to ogle at the framerates posted. The results show the iPad Air 2 is just as good and even at times better...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android, Nvidia


Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

Tegra K1 (Denver) and Nexus 9 benchmarked

16 October, 2014 | comments (46)

The Tegra K1 comes in two versions 32-bit and 64-bit but they are more different than NVIDIA's naming scheme suggest. The one we've tested in the Xiaomi MiPad and that powers the NVIDIA Shield tablet is based on four Cortex-A15 cores. The...

Tags: HTC, NVIDIA, Android, Misc


Nvidia files a patent lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm

Nvidia files a patent lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm

05 September, 2014 | comments (190)

Nvidia has initiated patent lawsuit actions against Samsung and Qualcomm. The issue lies in the GPUs used in Samsung's product, specifically the Qualcomm Adreno, ARM Mali and Imagination PowerVR graphics architectures. Nvidia has filed its...


CPU-Z confirms 64-bit Tegra K1 SoC for Nexus 9

CPU-Z confirms 64-bit Tegra K1 SoC for Nexus 9

26 August, 2014 | comments (39)

While we've been waiting for HTC and Google to announce an 8.9" Nexus tablet we've been treated to more than one leak about the coveted Nexus 9. The latest one is from hardware-assessing app CPU-Z, which confirms the SoC in charge of the tablet is...


Nvidia launches Tegra K1 chipset in 64-bit flavor

Nvidia launches Tegra K1 chipset in 64-bit flavor

12 August, 2014 | comments (28)

Nvidia has officially released the 64-bit version of its Tegra K1 system-on-a-chip. The chipset is also known as Denver and is anticipated to be the company's first 64-bit one to have Android running on it. The 64-bit Tegra K1 is comprised of...

Tags: Nvidia, Android


Week 32 in review: iPhone 6, Vibe Z2 Pro, Note 4, Galaxy Alpha

Week 32 in review: iPhone 6, Vibe Z2 Pro, Note 4, Galaxy Alpha

09 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 32 saw major phonemakers readying their premium devices for a their upcoming Fall launch. Apple, Samsung and Sony are among...

Tags: Nvidia


Nvidia Q2 2015 fiscal results are out, Tegra sales grow 200%

Nvidia Q2 2015 fiscal results are out, Tegra sales grow 200%

08 August, 2014 | comments (29)

Nvidia has outed its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2015 (the quarter ending in June) and the company is doing amazingly, especially its Tegra processor business. The company's mobile chipset business saw a 200% growth...

Tags: Nvidia


Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

27 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 30 of 2014 saw four new devices going official including the Lumia 530, but it also brought us various interesting...


Nvidia announces 8-inch Shield Tablet with Tegra K1 chipset

Nvidia announces 8-inch Shield Tablet with Tegra K1 chipset

22 July, 2014 | comments (40)

Nvidia officially announced today its long-awaited Shield Tablet. The slate is geared towards gamers and packs quite a punch with an 8" IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and the company's monster Tegra K1 chipset. It's...

Tags: Nvidia, Android


NVIDIA to no longer focus on smartphones

NVIDIA to no longer focus on smartphones

23 May, 2014 | comments (67)

NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed in an interview with CNET that the company will no longer focus on the smartphone segment. After the Tegra 4i failed to gain a hold in the market, NVIDIA realized that it is a cost oriented market and in order...

Tags: NVIDIA, Android


First Tegra 4i smartphone to cost just 200 in Europe

First Tegra 4i smartphone to cost just 200 in Europe

24 March, 2014 | comments (24)

The first smartphone powered by the Tegra 4i chipset is made by French manufacturer Wiko and is called WAX. It packs a quad-core Tegra 4i with four Cortex-A9 cores running at 1.7 GHz. Its GPU has 60 cores instead of the Tegra 4's 72. We met the...

Tags: Android, NVIDIA


NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

NVIDIA announces Tegra K1 SoC for the mobile platform

06 January, 2014 | comments (47)

NVIDIA took to the stage today at CES to announce the next major release in its mobile SoC cycle. Called the Tegra K1, the new chip features some spectacular advancements over its predecessor and promises to bring console quality graphics to the...


NVIDIA announces quad-core Tegra 4 processor

NVIDIA announces quad-core Tegra 4 processor

07 January, 2013 | comments (67)

NVIDIA has announced the next generation of their mobile processor, the NVIDIA Tegra 4. Previously known by it's codename 'Wayne', the Tegra 4 is claimed to be the world's fastest mobile processor. The Tegra 4 uses four ARM Cortex-A15 cores,...

Tags: NVIDIA, Tegra


NVIDIA Kal El project demoed, to make dual-core CPUs obsolete

NVIDIA Kal El project demoed, to make dual-core CPUs obsolete

30 May, 2011 | comments (80)

NVIDIA is on a roll. After introducing Tegra Zone - the Android app which offers the users suggestions which are optimized for its dual-core Tegra chips, the company demoed its latest work in progress - project Kal El. In case you haven't...

Tags: NVIDIA, Android


Nvidia Tegra Zone is now active, LG Optimus 2X coming this month

Nvidia Tegra Zone is now active, LG Optimus 2X coming this month

01 March, 2011 | comments (32)

NVIDIA announced today that their Tegra Zone application for Android is now official. It nicely coincides with LG announcing that the dual-core Optimus 2X will launch this month. Tegra Zone is an Android app that will offer Tegra 2 users suggestions...

Tags: NVIDIA, Tegra 2


Nvidia introduces Tegra Zone for Android, will offer only the best

Nvidia introduces Tegra Zone for Android, will offer only the best

12 January, 2011 | comments (22)

And if that Tegra 2 scoop yesterday was not enough, today we have a little bit extra. Nvidia will be releasing an Android app called Tegra Zone, which should be the easiest way of finding Android applications that make the most out of the power the...


LG adopts Tegra 2, dual-core smartphones on the way

LG adopts Tegra 2, dual-core smartphones on the way

7 September, 2010 | comments (40)

LG announced it's preparing a new lineup of smartphones based on the NVIDIA Tegra 2 platform. Dual core 1GHz processor, low-power NVIDIA graphics and seamless fullHD playback will be the key features of the refreshed Optimus brand. LG will...

Tags: LG, NVIDIA