Rumors about HTC's Next flagship device has started spreading today, its codename is "M7". HTC will include its latest technology and hardware into this device as its trying to push it out to the markets before Samsung release the Galaxy S IV.
HTC M7 is also rumored to be the first device to pack a Quad-core Tegra 4 chip, the device will be out by Q1,2013.
According to the NVIDIA Tegra road map, the Tegra 4 CPU will be shipping by Q1, 2013 about the same time as the M7 which confirm the rumor. The Tegra 4 Wayne will be an ARM Cortex-15 based chip that NVIDIA says will be "twice as powerful" as the Tegra 3. The first Tegra 4 chips will feature the same 4+1 processor design as the Tegra 3, and it will be clocked at 1.8GHz, so we're hoping for a solid bump in the GPU with the Tegra 4.
NVIDIA has just officially announced its latest Next-Gen mobile processor, the NVIDIA Tegra 4 codenamed "Wayne". NVIDIA claims that the Tegra 4 is the world's fastest mobile processor, yet.
The Tegra 4 packs 4 ARM Cortex-A15 CPU cores [4PLUS1], along with an extra second-generation battery saver core, similar to Tegra 3. The CPU performance is said to be 2.6x that of Tegra 3. It also includes 72 GeForce GPU cores, 6x faster than the previous Tegra 3.
Along with being able to run apps and games faster, this also brings the ability to playback 4K content which is first for a mobile processor.
NVIDIA Tegra 4 Key Features:
• GeForce GPU with 72 custom cores.
• Quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU, plus a 2nd Generation Battery Saver Core.
• Computational Photography Architecture.
• LTE capability with optional Icera i500 chipset.
• 4K ultra-high-def video support.