After several rumours and leaks, Nvidia, which is popularly known for supplying its SoCs to other phone manufacturers, has finally announced the launch of its first tablet–Tegra Note today. Powered by company’s own Tegra 4 processor, the tablet is completely developed by Nvidia.
Powered by company’s own Tegra 4 quad-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, the all new Nvidia Tegra Note comes with 7-inch IPS display with 1280x800p resolution, and includes 1GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage, 32GB microSD card support, 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera, and usual set of connectivity features like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
The Android version in Tegra Note is, however not mentioned, but most probably we’ll see latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS in the device. The tablet is powered by 4,100 mAh battery which is claimed to offer up to 10 hours of HD video playback.
In addition, the Tegra Note also comes with Stylus support, and NVIDIA PureAudio technology that offers rich, deep audio through front-facing stereo speakers with a bass-reflex port. It also includes NVIDIA TegraZone gaming that offers Tegra-optimized games and also supports a variety of game controllers over Bluetooth.
According to Nvidia, the Tegra Note will be retailed across the world by Nvidia partner vendor at a price starting $199. Some of these partner vendors are EVGA and PNY Technologies in North America; EVGA, Oysters, and ZOTAC in Europe; Colorful, Shenzhen Homecare Technology and ZOTAC in Asia- Pacific; and XOLO in India.