While the first ARM chips Quad Core Kal-El are expected by the end ofthe year, Nvidiaalready communicating on his successor Kal-El +. In2012, he may as well integrate Tablet PC notebook that entry-levelWindows 8.
As a reminder, Windows 8 will be thefirst consumer operating system from Microsoft to support the ARMarchitecture in addition to conventional x86/64, enough to open thefield of machines based on chips Qualcomm, Texas Instruments or Tegraat the Windows universe.
So, Nvidia has taken a good share ofthe pie and it's scheduled for SoC (System-on-Chip) + Kal-El in 2012.Kal-El as + should be the name suggests a more powerful evolution ofKal-El, Quad Core ARM chip it planned for the end of the year. Nvidiaintended course Kal-El + Tablet future, including Windows 8, but alsolaptops, entry-level.
If a couple ARM chip and Windows 8 isable to satisfy users in terms of, Kal-El + could then appeal tonotebook manufacturers for their entry, especially for lightweightand autonomous, as one of the advantages of ARM chips is low powerconsumption, which means a good battery life.
For now, Nvidia's roadmap provides alaunch of Kal-El + in mid-2012, in time to incorporate the Tablet PCand Windows Mobile 8, the system being designed to the latest newsfor fall 2012.