Nvidia enters Chinese mobile market via ZTE and Huawei vendors


Nvidia has increased its efforts in the last couple of years to enter into the mobile device industry a market where the company faces heavy competition in 2012 from first-tier players like Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, AMD and recently Intel also announced its intentions by partnering with Motorola Mobility.

Recently Nvidia acquired Icera baseband chip manufacturer and according to DigiTimes sources the company managed to successfully integrate the chip into its Tegra processor gaining enough advantage to remain in top three mobile graphics processors. Nvidia is “aggressive” in entering China mobile player’s supply chains.

Same source says that Chinese-based vendors such as ZTE and Huawei has adopted Nvidia’s Tegra 2 and Tegra 3 chipset solutions for use in smartphones and tablet PCs. One of these chipsets (Tegra 3) could feature as early as February 27th at Mobile World Congress 2012 in the upcoming Huawei D1 Quad-core Android smartphone.

via DigiTimes