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NVIDIA Introduces World's Fastest Mobile Processor

NVIDIA Introduces World's Fastest Mobile Processor 
Tegra 4 Features 72 Custom GPU Cores, Quad-Core Cortex-A15 CPU for
Superb Performance and Efficiency; LTE Enabled With Optional Chipset 
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 --  CES -- NVIDIA today
introduced NVIDIA(R) Tegra(R) 4, the world's fastest mobile
processor, with record-setting performance and battery life to
flawlessly power smartphones and tablets, gaming devices, auto
infotainment and navigation systems, and PCs.  
Tegra 4 offers exceptional graphics processing, with lightning-fast
web browsing, stunning visuals and new camera capabilities through
computational photography. 
Previously codenamed "Wayne," Tegra 4 features 72 custom NVIDIA
GeForce(TM) GPU cores -- or six times the GPU horsepower of Tegra 3
-- which deliver more realistic gaming experiences and higher
resolution displays. It includes the first quad-core application of
ARM's most advanced CPU core, the Cortex-A15, which delivers 2.6x
faster web browsing and breakthrough performance for apps. 
Tegra 4 also enables worldwide 4G LTE voice and data support through
an optional chipset, the fifth-generation NVIDIA Icera(R) i500
processor. More efficient and 40 percent the size of conventional
modems, i500 delivers four times the processing capability of its
predecessor. 
"Tegra 4 provides enormous processing power and efficiency to power
smartphones and tablets, gaming devices, auto systems and PCs," said
Phil Carmack, senior vice president of the Tegra business at NVIDIA.
"Its new capabilities, particularly in the area of computational
photography, will help improve a whole range of existing products and
lead to the creation of exciting new ones." 
Computational Photography Capability
 Among the Tegra 4 processor's
breakthroughs is its Computational Photography Architecture, which
automatically delivers high dynamic range (HDR) photos and video by
fusing together the processing power of the GPU, CPU and the camera's
image-signal processor.  
Its HDR capability captures images, including those taken with a
flash, the way they are seen by the human eye -- with detail in both
bright and dark areas.  
Unprecedented Power Efficiency
 Designed for maximum energy
efficiency, Tegra 4 includes a second-generation battery saver core
for low power during standard use, and PRISM 2 Display technology to
reduce backlight power while delivering superior visuals.  
Tegra 4 consumes up to 45 percent less power than its predecessor,
Tegra 3, in common use cases. And it enables up to 14 hours of HD
video playback on phones.  
Tegra 4 Key Features 


 
--  GeForce GPU with 72 custom cores
--  Quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU, plus a 2nd Generation Battery Saver Core
--  Computational Photography Architecture
--  LTE capability with optional Icera i500 chipset
--  4K ultra-high-def video support

  
Useful Links
www.nvidia.com/tegra 
www.tegrazone.com 
Tags/Keywords
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Tegra, tablet, smartphone, mobile, quad core, gaming, GPU, CPU,
GeForce, ARM, Cortex-A15, LTE, photo, HDR 
About NVIDIA
 NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer
graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Today, its processors
power a broad range of products from smartphones to supercomputers.
NVIDIA's mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto
infotainment systems. PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly
immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create 3D graphics and
visual effects in movies and to design everything from golf clubs to
jumbo jets. And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of
science with high performance computing. The company has more than
5,000 patents issued, allowed or filed, including ones covering ideas
essential to modern computing. For more information, see
www.nvidia.com. 
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited
to, statements as to the impact and benefits of the NVIDIA Tegra 4
processor and the effects of the company's patents on modern
computing are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks
and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different
than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results
to differ materially include: global economic conditions; our
reliance on third parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test
our products; the impact of technological development and
competition; development of new products and technologies or
enhancements to our existing product and technologies; market
acceptance of our products or our partners products; design,
manufacturing or software defects; changes in consumer preferences or
demands; changes in industry standards and interfaces; unexpected
loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated
into systems; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in
the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
or SEC, including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended October
28, 2012. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on the
company's website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance
and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law,
NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking
statements to reflect future events or circumstances. 
Copyright 2013 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. NVIDIA, the
NVIDIA logo, Tegra, GeForce, Icera and PRISM are trademarks and/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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For further information, contact:
Bruce Chan
NVIDIA Corp.
(408) 562-7596 
bchan@nvidia.com 
 
 
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