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HP intros Tegra 4-powered Slate8 Pro, Slate7 Extreme tablets

09/19, 3:07pm

Company broadens tablet offerings

HP has expanded its tablet offerings with several new models powered by Nvidia's new Tegra 4 hardware, the Slate8 Pro and Slate7 Extreme. Both take advantage of Tegra 4's quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor and 72-core GPU, with limited customizations to the stock Android OS.

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Nvidia intros Tegra Note tablet platform, promises $199 base price

09/18, 9:22am

Tablet renamed from Tegra Tab

Nvidia has formally unveiled the Tegra Note, a new seven-inch tablet platform that had been previewed under the name Tegra Tab. As expected, the device is powered by the company's Tegra 4 SoC with a quad-core Cortex-A15 processor and a 72-core GeForce GPU.

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Hugo Barra on hand for Xiaomi Mi-3 launch

09/05, 7:45am

Xiaomi Mi-3 launches with high-end specs, mid-range price

Former Google VP for Android has already taken up his new dutieswith Chinese Android handset maker Xiaomi. The new VP of Xiaomi Global attended today's launch event for the company's new flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi-3. The new handset boasts high-end specs including the option of a Nvidia Tegra 4 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processors in a 5-inch 1080p device retailing outright for as little as $327 for the 16GB model or $408 for a 64GB variant.

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Nvidia Tegra Tab surfaces in photos out of China

08/09, 5:32am

Nvidia prepping 7-inch Tegra Tab, likely Tegra 4-powered

Nvidia looks to be branching out further into the mobile hardware space with reports and photos coming out of China showing a 7-inch tablet branded the 'Tegra Tab.' The GPU and mobile SOC maker has recently released the Tegra 4-powered Shield handheld gaming console, so it is familiar with bringing hardware to the market. However, while the Shield is powered by Android, the operating system on the Tegra Tab is yet to be revealed -- though it seems that Android would be the logical format given its popularity and market penetration.

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Nvidia delays Shield shipments to July 31st following component issues

07/21, 2:29pm

Mechanical flaw with third-party component delays Shield by four days

Nvidia has updated the expected shipping date of its handheld Android gaming system to July 31st, following a fault. The Tegra 4-powered Shield was originally set to ship on July 27th, but an undefined "mechanical issue" relating to a "third-party component" caused the extended delay, with early buyers likely to get their purchases in early August.

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Mad Catz reveals more details about Project M.O.J.O Android console

06/10, 10:19am

Tegra 4 confirmed, Nvidia Shield streaming technology on board

Game peripherals producer Mad Catz has provided more information about its Android-based micro-console. Project M.O.J.O. has been confirmed as being powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 system-on-chip, will be supplied with the C.T.R.L.R. game controller, and takes up a smaller footprint than its direct competition, the Kickstarter-funded Ouya.

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Nvidia CEO demonstrates Tegra 4 stylus input, pressure sensitivity

06/04, 8:04am

Pressure sensitivity shown using capacitive, non-active stylus on tablet

The CEO of Nvidia used Computex to demonstrate how Tegra 4 could be used to improve stylus input on a tablet. Jen-Hsun Huang drew on a Tegra 4 reference tablet with a basic capacitive stylus, and appeared to show the tablet being able to detect some level of pressure sensitivity, without the aid of an active stylus and digitizer.

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Nvidia opens Shield pre-orders three days early, prices at $349

05/17, 11:58am

Android game controller streams from PC to flip-up touchscreen

Nvidia has opened up pre-orders for its handheld gaming device, three days earlier than anticipated. Orders for the Nvidia Shield have commenced through the Nvidia website, with retail partners Newegg, Gamestop, and Canada Computer also accepting pre-orders from customers wanting the Tegra 4-powered Android game system.

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Nvidia Tegra 4 gets early benchmark running on Project Shield

05/08, 7:11am

Tegra 4 scores 32000 points on AnTuTu benchmark

Nvidia’s forthcoming Tegra 4 chip may have received an early benchmark if an AnTuTu score that has been posted online is to be believed. According to the post, the Tegra 4 produced a score of over 32,000 points, outgunning the 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 found in the Samsung Galaxy S4. By comparison, the Galaxy S4’s Snapdragon chip produces a score of 25,000 points, while the HTC One with the same Snapdragon chip clocked at 1.7GHz scores 23,600 points.

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Nvidia intros Tegra 4i SoC with integrated LTE, 60 GPU cores

02/19, 10:41am

System based on R4 Cortex-A9 CPU

Nvidia has formally introduced its Project Grey chip, which is officially known as the Tegra 4i. Marketed as a superior alternative to Qualcomm's Snapdragon offerings, which have proved extremely popular in the smartphone market, the new chip brings a much smaller footprint than the current Tegra 4 SoC while adding an integrated LTE modem.

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Nvidia Tegra 4 SoC not shipping till July, Shield September

02/14, 6:51am

Nvidia Tegra 4 SoC arriving later than anticipated

Nvidia’s flagship mobile chip, the Tegra 4 will not ship until July according to CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. This will likely push back the launch of most devices running the next-generation Nvidia silicon until August or September. Also a casualty of the planned production ramp is the company’s Project Shield gaming device, which will not ship until a similar timeframe despite both being announced at CES 2013 in January.

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HP Android tablet, smartphone in the works

02/14, 5:28am

HP rumored working on new Android tablet, smartphone

HP is rumored to be developing an Android tablet, acccording to Readwrite. The device will be powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 quad-core processor and has been in development since Thanksgiving. The same sources also indicate that HP is also working on Android smartphone as well, although it is uncertain if the device would be released this year.

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Vizio refreshes PC, notebook lines, demos tablets, phones

01/08, 6:14am

Entire Vizio PC line gains 10-point multitouch screens

Vizio has shown off its updated line of computers at CES, including a number of tablets and a pair of Android phones destined for China. All of the new PCs, pre-installed with Windows 8, are equipped with a ten-point capacitive touchscreen on every model, while a 10-inch tablet from the company includes Nvidia's Tegra 4 chipset.

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Nvidia shows Project Shield handheld gaming system at CES

01/07, 7:03am

Clamshell portable system revealed alongside Tegra 4

Nvidia has shown off a new handheld gaming system alongside its next-generation Tegra 4 mobile processor. Titled Project Shield, the portable gaming device will play Android-based games as well as PC titles on Steam, by streaming gameplay footage over a Wi-Fi connection from a personal computer that renders the game itself.

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Leak: Nvidia Tegra 4 chipset to have 72 cores, 4K support

12/18, 10:24am

Quad-core processor to have fifth Battery Saver Core

Details of Nvidia's next mobile chipset have surfaced, in the form of a presentation slide. The image claims that Tegra 4, codenamed "Wayne" in the slide, will have 72 cores for graphical content, giving the chipset six times the power of Tegra 3 and twenty times that of the chipset generation before that, Tegra 2.

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