HTC evaluating Broadcom chips, working on Nvidia Tegra devices
HTC is known for having a fruitful collaboration with Qualcomm – most of HTC’s smartphones use Qualcomm chips.
However, the Taiwanese handset maker is apparently looking to add Broadcom to its list of 3.5G chipset suppliers.
According to DigiTimes, HTC may adopt Broadcom’s cost-effective dual-core CPU solutions. This move would allow the company to launch more mid to entry-level smartphones (like the HTC Touch2 and HTC Tattoo).
Taiwanese sources also note that HTC is already developing devices based on Nvidia Tegra and on 3.5G chips from ST-Ericsson – although there’s no word yet on when the first such device will be commercialized.