Nvidia Tegra ARM Cortex-A9 to dual core Mobile Processors

Nvidia has unveiled at CES the new generation of its Tegra processors for mobile devices connected. The new Tegra is based on an ARM Cortex-A9 dual core.

In June 2008 the company Nvidia has addressed the mobile processor market by announcing the Tegra family which already proposed some interesting performance in multimedia while preserving the energy.

With the arrival of the new Tegra 250 processor, unveiled at CES 2010 in Las Vegas is the support of the ARM Cortex-A9 is announced, to propose a dual-core configuration to 1 GHz by taking support SMP (Symmetric Multi Processing).

This new chipset is able to decode the full HD 1080p video (H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-4) and perform encoding 1080p H.264. It supports the OpenGL ES 2.0 and is advertised as capable of graphics performance than double compared to the previous generation. Tegra processors. Nvidia also announced strong possibilities for 3D rendering and support of Adobe Flash 10.1.

Nvidia Tegra 250 Mobile Processor Image

After Tegra for smartphones and music players, the Tegra for tablets
It is designed to equip shelves with displays ranging from 5 to 15 "and is 10 times faster than processors for smartphones and 4 times more efficient than the first generation of Tegra processors.

The new Tegra is etched in 40 nm, which is involved in improving energy use and association with a dynamic power management. Nvidia promises an autonomy of 16 hours of HD video playback and 140 hours of music playback through a shelf display 5.

The new Tegra chipsets are in production and development kit is available to create compatible applications.


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