Kyocera, one of the Japan’s fastest growing suppliers of 3G mobile phones chosed Nvidia GoForce 4000 handheld GPU for their new CDMA EVDO phone, the W41K.
As you can see in the picture below, W41K combines a sleek and stylish design with a host of impressive multimedia features including a 3.17 megapixel camera, a QVGA resolution main display with up to 262K colors, and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) subdisplay. The GoForce 4000 GPU provides hardware acceleration for fluid 15fps camera preview, full-resolution JPEG compression and decompression, 2D graphics, and display controller support for both of the system’s displays. Pretty good, considering the demands of the 3G technology.
“The W41K is another trend-setting design from Kyocera that aligns very well with our strategy to deliver high-performance multimedia features to the world’s most exciting and sought after 3G devices,” said Michael Rayfield, general manager for handheld GPUs at NVIDIA. “The NVIDIA GoForce 4000 GPU delivers the high-quality multimedia features that Kyocera demanded for this handset and does so at power levels that will help the customer enjoy these features for longer.”
What makes so special the NVIDIA GoForce 4000 GPU is the NVIDIA nPower technology, which thanks to its technology delivers advanced power saving, so a minimal battery drain for an excelent performance.
The phone was made availabale in Japan early this March, and can be bought through the AU/KDDI network.
NVIDIA GoForce handheld GPU can also be found in handheld devices and mobile phones from Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG.