Quantum leap for cell-phone games

Tokyo, Japan: According to Toshiba, its new 3D graphics chip adds previously unseen levels of realism and excitement to games played on mobile phones. The new device, the TC35711XBG, is able to render 800 Mpixels/s, which surpasses that of current handheld game consoles. Samples of the chip will become available in October of this year.

The graphics chip integrates three different processors. They include a new 3D graphics processor; Toshiba’s MeP for processing sound; and the ARM1176JZF-S, which is a highperformance processor core. According to the company, the device is able to achieve 38 times the performance of comparable products.

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