While the HTC One running on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 600 SoC may be one of the most powerful Android devices expected to hit store shelves in March, NVIDIA is looking to disrupt the smartphone segment with its new Tegra 4 processor. Originally introduced at CES back in January, the quad-core A15 Tegra 4 ... Read More »
It’s been a little more than a year since the Motorola XOOM made its debut as the first Android device running on Google’s tablet version of the OS – Honeycomb. At the time, Motorola priced its Wi-Fi only version of the XOOM at $599 for an experience which wasn’t quite ready for prime time. Fortunately ... Read More »
With all the new phones expected to go on sale this spring, you may be tempted to ditch your old phone for something a little more cutting edge. But if you own an HTC phone that’s expected to receive an update to Android 4.0 (check out our official HTC Android 4.0 ... Read More »
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Mobile World Congress was huge for HTC, but as you may have noticed there is not much news floating around this week. Fortunately for all of you, we did a little digging and came across a video on YouTube which you may find interesting. We’ve seen a few benchmark scores from ... Read More »
While most of the new handsets we played with at CES were running on dual or quad-core processors, the new Lenovo K800 proudly sported a single-core chip. The Lenovo K800 will be the very first Android powered phone to run on Intel’s new Atom Z2460 chip which is clocked at 1.6 GHz. The handset features ... Read More »
We still have a few weeks to go before T-Mobile launches the HTC Sensation 4G here in the U.S. Market, but our friends at HTC were kind enough to send over a demo unit for us to play with. You probably have all the specs of the HTC Sensation memorized by now, but we’ll run ... Read More »
At CES last week, our good friends at Samsung let us run a few tests on the Verizon bound Samsung 4G LTE Smartphone. The numbers that the handset produced were pretty amazing, though we would caution you on making any purchase decisions based on them since these tests are based on early software builds which ... 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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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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