The Android phone took only two and a half years to offer the momentum

October 22, 2014 · Filed Under Android Phones · Comment 

NVIDIA CEO?Jen-Hsun Huang has said the organization has already found 10 design wins to the upcoming?quad-core “Kal-El” next-gen processor, leading the outspoken exec to calculate that, within three years, Android tablets are going to be outselling Apple’s iPad. Speaking at the?Reuters summit, Huang pointed to the rapid progress of Android smartphones, suggesting that this same pattern would hold true in tablets.

Talk of Apple 10th retail anniversary event has resurfaced, with new leaks potentially pointing to some significant product launch to mark the occasion on Thursday, May 19. Apple ended up being tipped to get readying a birthday celebration after news of?staff holiday black-outs leaked a few weeks ago; now, based on?BGRs “solid” source, Apple stores have apparently “already received hardware to install” with an increase of tipped to reach on Friday and Saturday. Installation is expected to occur overnight on Saturday, with 10-15 staff at most store using a top-secret, NDA-protected late shift.

“The Android phone took only 2 . 5 years to obtain the momentum that we’re talking about” he was quoted saying. “I would expect the same principal on Honeycomb tablets.” Kal-El will, Huang believes, help lead that drive. NVIDIA’s next chip has apparently found a room “at least ten” devices; “we have five major phone companies and then we have five major PC [manufacturers]” he revealed. Kal-El was announced back in February, promising 5x the performance of?Tegra 2 as obtained in current Honeycomb tablets like theMotorola XOOM and?Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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