NVIDIA Tegra 4 hands-on: Benchmarks plus Phoenix platform tested
Back throughout CES the people at NVIDIA announced their all brand-new Tegra 4 quad-core mobile processor to take found on the planet. Next last week they revealed the unique Tegra 4i with 4G LTE, and a unique Phoenix reference smartphone platform. Now, this week at MWC we’ve had a chance to take a peek at their modern superchip complete with benchmarks plus a lot of photos plus movie under.
NVIDIA’s modern quad-core Tegra 4 with 72 GPU’s for amazing gaming performance is here present inside a limited reference pills (not for sale) in addition to their merely announced Phoenix reference smartphone. For starters this really is not final software, is within the early stages, however nevertheless provides you an idea of what to anticipate moving forward from team green. We got a rapid glance at Real Boxing found on the Tegra 4 – that looks amazing – and a some alternative games.
For starters this movie under is the Phoenix reference telephone running their 2.3 GHz quad-core Tegra 4i, that will hit the marketplace later this year complete with integrated 4G LTE. The telephone here is a 5-inch 1920 x 1080p show, 2GB of RAM, 13 megapixel HDR camera, plus super thin. Simply like NVIDIA detailed last week, they hope this reference shape might aid firms bring high-end smartphones with all the Tegra 4i to marketplace quicker, as well as for beneath $ 300 off contract.
The game isn’t very accessible yet, however this only shows the true energy of the quad-core Tegra 4 plus those devoted GPU cores for a few of the ideal mobile gaming accessible. Their Project SHIELD can bring this to lifetime more with devoted game controls. So far we’re nonetheless awaiting more announcements for Tegra 4 equipment — yet definitely they are coming shortly.
Next up because mention above is another game. This yet is running about an unknown reference Tegra 4 pill created in-house from NVIDIA. This really is streaming the prevalent THD game Zombie Driver, just the whole game has been redesigned with true 1080p HD gaphics plus full Tegra 4 help. Lets merely state it looks freaking beautiful. Next naturally we’re utilizing a game controller for an even greater experience.
Then you tried to gauge possible real-life performance, however these all being reference equipment without true force limits for everyday use it was difficult. We equally weren’t capable to grab screenshots however, managed to run Quadrant, and also the common AnTuTu benchmark. Lets simply state this superchip was impressive. Topping over 36,000 inside AnTuTu plus Quadrant was off the charts. Yes, which is 16,000 inside Quadrant. The Tegra 3 hardly broke the 8,000 mark following thick thick tweaking plus overclocking. This Tegra 4 is a beast.
We’ll be found on the lookout for more details plus equipment running the brand-new Tegra 4 processor, however, thus far the initial impressions are very superior. If NVIDIA may receive these into smartphones plus pills inside a timely manor points is lookin advantageous. Stay tuned for NVIDIA information at the Tegra Hub, or Mobile World Congress information at the MWC 2013 Hub.