HTC is now focusing hard on their quad-core tablet PCs and smartphones. As they plan to start production in the first half of 2012, their rivals Asustek Computer, Acer, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo made it clear that they are not far behind in the race. Asustek poses a serious challenge to HTC as they have plans to start their production by December 2011.
These factors have also ignited rivalry among Qualcomm, Nvidia and Texas Instruments, as they now, compete fiercely to prove their dominance in the quad-core device sector.
HTC Quattro, their first quad-core tablet, is expected to hit the market by March 2012. This device will be powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU.
The 10.1-inch Quattro should also feature HTC Scribe, Beats audio, 3.5G/Wi-Fi, and HTC and Dropbox cloud services.
Nvidia quad-core should also be featured in HTC Edge smart phone along with Nvidia 1.5GHz Tegra 3 CPU. The 4.7-inch display phone, which should hit the market with an 8-megapixel camera and 32GB memory, should also support HTC Sense 4.0 interface, HTC Watch, HTC Listen, HTC Read and HTC Play.
Qualcomm is not far behind. They are powering HTC Zeta, another quad-core smartphone with 2.5GHz CPU. It highlights a 4.5-inch display, 8-megapixel camera, Beats, HTC Sense 4.0 and complete cloud content.
Have your ears tuned, as more and more news will flow.