It will be the first NVIDIA-laden phone from HTC, and will allow the manufacturer to be one of the first to market with a quad-core handset - something that would have been impossible if it stayed only with Qualcomm as a chipset supplier.
ASUS Transformer Prime tablet launched with quad-core Tegra 3, this "latest quad-core innovation" NVIDIA is talking about in the press conference invitation could only be Tegra 3's phone version.
But, hey, let's not overthink it - the guy on the rollercoaster ride is just holding a smartphone, not a tablet! Besides the HTC Edge, we are expecting the LG X3 fighter jet to flaunt a quad-core heart, made possible courtesy of Tegra 3.
source: Digitimes & CNET