It was just late December when the NVIDIA Tegra
Note 7 got the latest Android 4.3 update
, but NVIDIA announced that the device is already being updated to Android
), and there’s now an LTE
version is coming, too.
NVIDIA is popping a fifth-gen i500 LTE modem into the Tegra Note 7, and the software-defined radio technology inside means it can receive upgrades without requiring new hardware. The KitKat update includes Gamepad Mapper, which allows players to use a physical Bluetooth controller to play touch-only mobile games.
The original Tegra Note 7 (our review here
) is just $199, and the LTE version costs $299 and includes the Tegra 4 processor and 72-core GPU, 5MP rear and VGA front cameras, 16GB of onboard storage, front-facing speakers, and an included stylus.