The first smartphone powered by Nvidia Tegra 4i SoC is reportedly all set to hit the European market in April. The smartphone is manufactured by a French manufacturer Wiko and will be called Wiko Wax.
According to Italian website cellulari.it, the Nvidia Tegra 4i-powered Wiko Wax will be priced at EUR 200 (approximately Rs. 17,000). The mid-range smartphone had first been showcased at the Mobile World Congress in February.
The Italian website has listed all the specifications of the smartphone of the Nvidia Tegra 4i-powered Wiko Wax. The GSM smartphone is a single-SIM supported device that runs Android 4.3 Jelly bean out-of-the-box. It features a 4.7-inch (Corning Gorilla Glass 2) display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels.
The Nvidia Tegra 4i-powered Wiko Wax packs a quad-core 1.7GHz Tegra 4i (Cortex-A9) chipset coupled with 1GB of RAM. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Wiko Wax comes with 4GB of built-in storage, with an option of expansion via microSD card (up to 32GB). It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and A-GPS, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, and LTE connectivity options.
The Nvidia Tegra 4i SoC with LTE on-board, was first announced by the company during MWC 2013. It’s the company’s first fully-integrated 4G LTE mobile processor, and according to Nvidia is significantly faster than, yet half the size of, its nearest competitor.
The Nvidia Tegra 4i processor utilises the same architecture as Tegra 4 SoC, and according to the company features five times the number of GPU cores on the Tegra 3.