Qualcomm and Nvidia are taking turns at dissing each other’s next-gen SoCs. In the latest round of this entertaining battle, we have Qualcomm’s Senior VP of Product Management, Raj Talluri, insisting that, despite any claims to the contrary by Nvidia, the Tegra 4 chip can’t hold a candle to its upcoming Snapdragon 800 processor.
Talluri recently told The Verge that he believes the Snapdragon 800 is “easily” better than Tegra 4. Despite Nvidia’s claim that the Tegra 4 with its four Cortex-A15 CPU cores and 72-core GPU is the fastest mobile processor in the world, he not only sees the Snapdragon 800 as being more powerful, but also “so much more integrated” due to the fact that it has an on-die LTE modem. Further, he seems particularly proud of the chip’s ability to encode and decode 4K UHD (3840 pixels × 2160) video. Read More