Tablet-Optimized Media Processor combines graphics, power management.

Press Release Summary:

Designed to meet resolution needs of tablets, Tegra employs 8 processors, including dual core CPU for mobile applications, that can be used together or independently to handle web browsing, HD video encoding/decoding, and mobile 3D gaming. Always-on and always-connected solution, built on TSMC 40 nm process with active power management, delivers 16+ hr of HD video or 140 hr of music on one charge and supports 3D touchscreen user interfaces.

Original Press Release:

New NVIDIA Tegra Processor Powers the Tablet Revolution

2010 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (South Hall 4 - Booth #35912), Las Vegas - NVIDIA today launched its Next Generation Tegra, the world's first processor for the mobile web, specifically designed for the high-resolution needs of tablets.

Key to Tegra's capabilities are eight independent processors, including the world's first dual core CPU for mobile applications. These processors are used together or independently to optimize power usage at all times. With its ultra low-power design, Tegra delivers over 16 hours of HD video or 140 hours of music-on a single charge.1

Highlights / Key Facts:
  • Tegra is the power behind the new generation of tablets, offering:
    - 3D touchscreen user interfaces
    - Amazing battery life- always-on and always-connected
    - Adobe Flash 10.1 acceleration for streaming video and 3D mobile games
    - Resolution ranging from four-to-eight times that of smartphones
    - Form factors and screen sizes ranging from 5-15 inches
    - Immersive gaming, vivid photos and video, and crystal-clear audio
  • Next Generation Tegra is a leap in mobile computing performance with:
    - The world's first dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU running up to 1GHz
    - Eight independent processors to handle web browsing, HD video encode and decode and mobile 3D gaming
    - 10x faster than the processors used in smartphones today, and up to 4x the performance of the previous generation Tegra processor
    - Advanced TSMC 40nm process with active power management
  • Next Generation Tegra is now in production. Developers can order the Tegra Developer Kit to create applications for Tegra-powered devices such as tablets, smartbooks and smartphones at
  • NVIDIA is showcasing Tegra-based devices at CES 2010. Visit the company's booth in South Hall 4 #35912 to see the latest designs.

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    About NVIDIA
    NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) awakened the world to the power of computer graphics when it invented the graphics processing unit (GPU) in 1999. Since then, it has consistently set new standards in visual computing with breathtaking, interactive graphics available on devices ranging from portable media players to notebooks to workstations. NVIDIA's expertise in programmable GPUs has led to breakthroughs in parallel processing which make supercomputing inexpensive and widely accessible. Fortune magazine has ranked NVIDIA #1 in innovation in the semiconductor industry for two years in a row. For more information, see

    1 Testing done on a 5" tablet

    © 2010 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. NVIDIA, the NVIDIA logo and Tegra are trademarks or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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