The Journey of Nvidia Tegra 2 3D and Tegra 3 Quad Processors

| January 25, 2011 | Reply

We had reported a couple of days ago about the Nvidia 3 Quad Processor being foreseen in the future.  Here is a road map that will lay out the journey of Nvidia and their processors.  At CES 2011 Tegra 2 dual-core processor took center stage with two phones, the Atrix and Bionic taking hold of this technology.  Tegra 2 3D technology should be released later this year, although seeing this in a device may not show until 2012.  Tegra 3 quad processor  will most likely be seen in tablets or netbooks initially.  Only time will tell, but the future is bright with Nvidia and their break through technology.  Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.

At this very moment, Nvidia doesn’t mean much for the smartphone market.

Its first-generation Tegra chip powers handsets like the short-lived Microsoft Kin One and Two, while smartphones based on the new Tegra 2 (like the LG Optimus 2X, Motorola Atrix 4G and Motorola Bionic) have not been released yet.

Of course, with the launch of the just-mentioned dual-core smartphones, Nvidia will give major chip makers (Qualcomm included) a run for their money.

But the current Tegra 2 is just the start of what seems to be a very promising future for Nvidia.

If the roadmap pictured below – appeared over at Bright Side of News – is to be believed, Nvidia plans to launch a Tegra 2 3D chip this spring.

The Tegra 2 3D chip will allow hardware makers to introduce phones and tablets with 3D displays (LG G-Slate, anyone?).

Later this year, sometime in the fall, a Tegra 3 chip should be introduced. Apparently, this will be based on a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU at 1.5GHz, providing support for 1366 x 768 pixels smartphone displays, and 1920 x 1200 pixels tablet displays.

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