Amazon tablets using TI chips not NVIDIA; due Aug/Sept tip sources

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    More Amazon tablet rumors this morning, though a change of processor from what we’ve heard so far. The retailer is planning to launch tablets as soon as August or September 2011, according to DigiTimes‘ sources at component manufacturers, though they’re tipping Texas Instruments’ OMAP chips being at the heart of the slates, rather than NVIDIA processors as has previously been suggested.

    The exact SoCs aren’t specified, but are certainly different to the NVIDIA Tegra processors we’ve heard about before. Back in May, leaks pointed to two tablets, the 7-inch “Coyote” and 10-inch “Hollywood,” which would be based on NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 and upcoming Kal-El quad-core.

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