NVIDIA's Tegra 3 Quad-Core Chip May Have 4G LTE Compatibility Soon

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    Just yesterday, NVIDIA issued a press statement sharing that there new Icera 410 LTE multi-mode data modem for tablets and clam shell devices has been validated for use on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. This means that their Tegra 3 Quad-Core chips are one step closer to compatibility with 4G LTE. Here's the full press release,

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    How can a chip be incompatible with the LTE radio? I'm no hardware engineer but does it have to do with the frequency being broadcasted or something? Call me stupid, but isn't it just a driver thing?
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    Tegra 3 is sooooooooooooo First quarter! Shouldnt they be on like tegra 6 by now!:blink::p

    :disappointed::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::serious:
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    The original Bionic was supposed to hit the streets with an nVidia chipset but Motorola had problems with the LTE radio not working reliably if at all. They scrapped it and released the next phone with the OMAP cpu that didn't have that problem. nVidia howled about this publicly stating that there were no compatibility issues between their SOC and LTE radios.

    Now they're saying that their SOC is now compatible with 4G LTE?