Soon To Launch: Nvidia's First 'Complete' Smartphone ZTE Mimosa X
There are several high-end Android smart phones in the market today that are being influenced by Nvidia's Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip architecture. A few to name are Motorola Atrix 4G, LG Optimus G2X, Photon 4G and the Samsung Captivate Glide.
In last June, wireless modem maker Icera was acquired by ZTE, the Chinese smartphone maker. Today, it has been announced by Nvidia and ZTE that very soon they will be introducing the Mimosa X in the market. This phone is not just a phone but it will be the first Android smartphone that will be using Nvidia's products for both applications processing and wireless communications.
The most powerful features for this Mimosa X are that it is powered by the dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor, GeForce GPU, and Icera 450 HSPA+ (21Mbps) modem. It will scamper Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), and will feature a 4.3-inch (960 x 540) screen, a rear-facing 5 megapixel camera and a forward-facing chat camera. Besides, a 4 GB of storage that could be expandable up to 32 GB by using microSD, is another feature of this exclusive smart phone.
Till now, no particular date has been disclosed for the launch of the ZTE Mimosa X and no fixed price has yet been decided. It is expected to debut sometime in the second quarter of this year with pricing targeted at the "mainstream" smartphone consumer.
The launch of Mimosa X will put an end to the sale of those former Tegra 2 smartphones that entered the market with such high prices. Therefore this phone is said to escort in the total Nvidia chip solution, along with bringing Tegra to huge masses.
As said by leading Michael Rayfield, General Manager of mobile business at Nvidia to proclaim, "The Mimosa X marks the first time NVIDIA technology powers all the major processors in a single smartphone, and also the first time a premium mobile computing experience is coming to the mainstream smartphone market".
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