NVIDIA Tegra 3 specifications revealed
Details about three of NVIDIA's upcoming Tegra 3 SoCs have appeared on the web, and also notes that the first handset with Tegra 4 (aka Wayne) will be available towards the end of the year. Wayne is based on the ARM A15 architecture and will be announced at or around Computex in June. Full details over here.
The AP37 which is a faster version of the AP33 which is currently found in most high-end Tegra 3 handsets. As you can see, clock speeds are set to be increased, but sadly we don't have an exact figure although nVidia is targeting 1.7GHz for the high-end parts with the possibility of some slower 1.5GHz parts. Note that the 1.7GHz speed is only likely to be single core clock speed, but we haven't managed to confirm this.
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