updated 01:00 pm EST, Wed November 17, 2010
Motorola Tegra 2 tablet due as soon as February?
NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor will be a common sight throughout the CES show at the start of 2011, insiders said today. Chief among the vendors with tablets based on Tegra 2 will be Motorola, which is also now said to release such a tablet in February or March. Whether it will be the smaller seven-inch Motopad or the larger 10-inch Stingray model wasn't mentioned by Digitimes, however.
The Android 3.0-powered tablet is expected to be the first or one of the first on the market with Tegra 2, though Toshiba's troubled Folio 100 is widely considered the first.
LG is also readying its similarly specified, 8.9-inch Optimus Pad around the same time. Either Motorola tablet will be officially sanctioned by Google, and the chip is expected to give it the ability to play 1080p videos on an external screen.
Other manufacturers that have placed orders for the Tegra 2 include Acer, ASUS and HTC.