Does the processor found inside your mobile device really matter? The average consumer doesn’t care what CPU is featured inside their smartphone, but it’s always a popular topic among the hardcore crowd. Today’s hottest mobile chips are NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4, so we put them through a round of benchmarks and experiences ... Read More »
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The first dual-core Android phone has finally hit the market and more are on the way. NVIDIA promised big performance gains with their Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip (SoC), so we put two of their superphones through a series of benchmarks to see how they stacked up. Check out the results after the jump and then download ... Read More »
In the early days of Android, most devices featured the same 528 MHz ARM11 Qualcomm processor and their performance levels were pretty comparable. It was not until Verizon launched the Motorola Droid that we began to see the next generation of chipsets being used, which offered new features like enhanced graphics processors.
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When Samsung Mobile announced their Galaxy S lineup of Android phones, they claimed their new 1 GHz Hummingbird processor offered 3x faster graphics performance than any current smartphone. We wondered how they could reach this new level of power and later learned their custom 45nm Samsung chipset (S5PC110) contained a newer model PowerVR ... Read More »
During our last high-end Android phone showdown we learned that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon was the fastest mobile processor currently available in the United States, but faster platforms are coming later this summer.
Update: As reader Chris wisely points out, the Slide is running a lower resolution (HVGA vs WVGA) so the benchmarks should be pushing less pixels. This explains why the slower phone is able to produce more frames per second.
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We knew for awhile that Android was going to receive a nice performance boost with the new JIT compiler found in Android 2.2. Google proclaimed a 2x-5x performance increase when they unveiled Android 2.2 at Google I/O and now a select few with Nexus One phones are reaping the benefits.
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