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Tegra Note will launch around the world via NVIDIA hardware partners

NVIDIA has officially unveiled its new Tegra Note tablet platform that is powered by its Tegra 4 processor. The new Tegra Note is a complete Android tablet platform that will be brought to the market by NVIDIA partners.

The Tegra Note platform will feature NVIDIA branding, hardware, and software (which supports over the air updates). NVIDIA says that the tablet also features an attractive industrial design and a number of available accessories. Perhaps the best news is that the tablet platform enjoys a number of partners in the game development arena.

NVIDIA says that Tegra Note tablets will be available starting at $199. The seven-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 800. The tablet has a five-megapixel rear camera and a VGA resolution front camera. 16GB of storage is included onboard and the tablet features a microSD card slot for additional storage expansion up to 32 GB.

 
The tablet uses a Tegra 4 chip with a 72-core GeForce GPU and a quad-core Cortex A15 CPU. The CPU also has a fifth battery-saving core. The tablet promises battery life of over 10 hours for HD video playback.

NVIDIA says that over the next several months its partners with bring Tegra Note tablets to consumers globally, including EVGA and PNY in the U.S. A number of manufacturers will also be bringing the tablet to market in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and India.

Source: NVIDIA



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RE: Translation
By retrospooty on 9/18/2013 1:39:18 PM , Rating: 2
I wouldn't trust anything from Nvidia, ever. The only reason this thing exists at all is because the OEM's dont want to deal with Nvidia. They miss deadlines, break promises, over promise and under deliver consistently.

I bet my left nut this thing runs hotter than hell too.


RE: Translation
By bug77 on 9/18/2013 3:55:09 PM , Rating: 2
That may be true, but my PCs have used exclusively nvidia for years. Because of the Linux drivers.


RE: Translation
By retrospooty on 9/18/2013 4:56:56 PM , Rating: 2
I have had several Nvidia cards as well... If its out and available and independent reviews say its good, then its good... ALso if there are no supply or yield issues, then fine.

Just don't trust what Nvidia says about anything before its widely avilable and independently reviewed is all I am sayin'.


RE: Translation
By TakinYourPoints on 9/18/2013 6:18:44 PM , Rating: 2
I played around with the NVIDIA Shield at E3.

You know what? IT WAS ACTUALLY PRETTY GOOD. O_O

The hardware (gamepad and display) was great, streaming from a PC looked awesome, etc etc. A tablet is a bit more problematic since we're talking about driving a higher res display, fewer tablet games on Android, Tegra 4 having been leapfrogged before it was released, etc etc. That said, $200 is an awesome price, and after playing with the Shield I have hopes that the hardware will feel good too.


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