During the launch of Apple’s third-gen iPad, the company made huge claims about the performance of the new A5x chip, claiming that the A5X processor with quad-core graphics provided up to 4x the graphics performance of NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip and 2x the graphics performance of the iPad 2?s A5 chip.
Benchmark data shows the iPad 2?s A5 chip bettering both the A5X and Tegra 3 with the A5X’s improved graphics being used mostly to power the new iPad’s high-resolution Retina display of 3.1 million pixels.
However when the Screen is in off mode and benchmarks are run, the results of the A5x [...]
Companies have often been targeted for locked boot-loaders of Android devices. HTC is one such case who then decided to unlock boot loaders in exchange for end of warranties. The modding community of Android which is quite large is now lashing out at ASUS for locking the bootloader of the Wifi Only Transformer Prime tablet. In most such cases companies will give in to demands of the consumer, but we are not sure if ASUS is going to go in that direction.
Read the full flames at xda-developers.
Asus has pushed the release of their Prime tablets due to issues with the stability of Wifi chipsets on them. The Prime were the first tablets to be showcased with Androids latest and greatest Ice Cream Sandwich. The company says that “the WiFi range on the TF201 did not meet our quality standards” and will not release the tablet till it met with standards.
Asus has clarified to this issue by saying that the tablet is now being prepped to be released a week late post 19/12/11, but are still skeptical if they can implement a fix by then.
Asus has officially announced its revision to the Asus EeePad Transformer, this one dubbed the “Transformer Prime” will feature enhancements inside out. The major changes include the all new Nvidia Tegra 3 SOC with quad core processors and 12 core GPU, the enhanced 10.1 inch Super IPS LCD display. The new tab will also feature a 8.3mm-thick/ thin body, mini-HDMI output, microSD slot ( for next Gen. upto 64GB)
The pricing has also been revised to tackle the market by surprise, the tablet launches worldwide in December for a price of US $ 499 for the 32 GB version ( Approx. Rs 25,000/-) and US $ 599 for the [...]
Nvidia’s new and upcoming Tegra 3 is the chip to look out for, says the industry. A confirmed chip which is upto five times faster than existing Tegra 2, offers 4 cores of 1.5 GHz madness and a perforce and graphics boost unknown to phone/tablet kind prior to this.The new Tegra 3 four times faster for web browsing, three times faster for graphics(12-core GeForce GPU). This GPU has total support for stereoscopic 3D.
The ASUS Transformer Prime is going to be the first tablet, with the Tegra 3. checkout the comparative images from Nvidia putting all questions to rest.
Claiming better performance and all round improved battery [...]