Tegra MIDs show up at Computex

Taipei, Taiwan – Twelve new mobile internet devices (MIDs) based on Nvidia’s Tegra chip are being flaunted at Computex.

The devices, which include both netbooks and tablets, feature up to 1080p HD video together with always-on operation which offers up to five times the battery life of current netbooks. Nvidia says the MIDs can offer up to ten hours HD video playback, or nearly four weeks’ of MP3 playback without needing a recharge and the devices can run games at up to 46 frames per second.

MIDs and netbooks from Compal, ICD, Inventec. Mobinnova, Pegatron and Wistron are on show in Taipei. Nvidia says more than 20 Tegra-based designs are currently in the pipeline, which will support 3G, WiFi, and WiMax.