Next-Gen Nvidia Shield Tablet Tipped To Come With Tegra X1 Chip

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Even though Nvidia Shield gaming tablet hasn't been in the market for a full year, the company may be planning its successor in the coming days to come. In fact, the successor to the Shield tablet could be out next month, according to a report from Fudzilla.

At the CES tech show in Las Vegas, Nvidia unveiled its next generation mobile chip-Tegra X1, claimed to deliver twice the performance of its predecessor, Tegra K1.

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Next-Gen Nvidia Shield Tablet Tipped To Come With Tegra X1 Chip

Now, according to Fudzilla citing its credible sources, asserts that the processor will also power the firm's next-generation tablet device.

NVIDIA's Tegra X1 chip features eight processing cores based on 64-bit architecture. The chip comes with a 256-core Maxwell GPU that includes support for DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, CUDA, OpenGL ES 3.1 and AEP. It is also the first mobile chip to feature NVIDIA's latest Maxwell GPU architecture

The Tegra X1 offers significant performance improvements over Tegra K1 and a 40% more powerful GPU. So the next-generation Shield tablet from Nvidia could be a monster gaming device.

Not much is known about the next-generation Shield tablet, but it is widely expected that the mysterious device could be announced on March 17. It is also speculated that the device may come with an LTE connectivity. As usual, the tablet will run Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.

Look out for more news and specs rumours concerning the next-generation Shield tablet right here in the coming days to come.

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