At CES 214 Nvidia comes with the World fastest Mobile Super 192 Core chip Tegra K1, in the previous generation of Tegra, especially Tegra 4 produce large amounts of heat, Nvidia also reference to this issue in their own tablet.
Tegra K1 is based on 28nm architecture and A15 CPU, GPU is based on Kepler architecture equipped with some great features, 192 Stream Processors, OpenGL 4.4 Support, Dx11 and many other innovative powerful features. Nvidia officials claim that the energy efficiency of K1 is high, heat will definitely be the Big problem, need to adjust in the strategic direction.
At Quarterly financial conference, Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun, shed some light on the business direction problems of Tegra Business, he said that Our Core market is tablets, game Boxes, Cars and Smart TVs, “Perhaps, another way is to mainstream mobile phones are no longer is the focus of our attention. “
In addition, the communication baseband also limits Tegra popularity in the mobile phone is a major constraint, Tegra 4, Tegra K1 Chips are not integrated baseband, it is difficult to obtain the favor of mobile phone manufacturers.
Interestingly, Qualcomm unmatched in the mobile space, but has not done the basic tablet, Tegra can just take the opportunity to seek a breakthrough.
The Tegra K1 will start coming to market in the Q1 of this year, in the several earning reports Tegra is still not look good.