Posts Tagged ‘ performance ’

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Powered Android Tablet Outputs UltraHD Video to 84-inch LG 4K LED TV at CES 2013 (Video)

January 14, 2013
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At CES 2013, we had a chance to witness an Nvidia Tegra 4 powered Android development tablet outputting a 4K video sample to a $20,000 84-inch LG Smart TV (84LM9600) with ULTRA HD 4K resolution (3840×2160). The Jelly Bean tablet played the “After Earth” movie trailer flawlessly and the 4K video looked brilliant on...
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor Android Gaming Demo at CES 2013 (Video)

January 12, 2013
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While at the 2013 International CES, we dropped by Qualcomm’s booth to check out their upcoming flagship quad-core mobile processor, the Snapdragon 800, which succeeds last year’s Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset (think: HTC Droid DNA & LG Nexus 4). Understandably, since the Snapdragon 800 won’t debut in retail smartphones and tablets until mid-2013, Qualcomm...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II vs HTC Droid DNA Benchmark Tests (Video)

December 15, 2012

In this video, we benchmark the Samsung Galaxy Note II and HTC Droid DNA Android smartphones, both of which are available on Verizon Wireless, using the standard benchmarking utility known as Quadrant. The Droid DNA clearly wins that round convincingly; however, if you take a look at the benchmark results using other apps, like...
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Verizon Wireless Winner, AT&T Loser in Consumer Reports 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey

November 29, 2012

Verizon Wireless took top honors among major carriers in Consumer Reports’ 2012 wireless subscriber survey, which is based on participation from over 63,000 readers. Sprint and T-Mobile were next in line, respectively, while AT&T, the second largest carrier in the nation, finished last of the big four. It’s important to note, however, that AT&T...
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J.D. Power & Associates: Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in 2012 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study

August 23, 2012

According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study (Volume 2), which is based on responses from 26,695 customers between January and June, Verizon Wireless currently ranks highest in five out of six geographic regions. Verizon leads the pack in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southwest and West regions. U.S....
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Samsung Starts Mass Production of ‘Ultra-Fast’ Flash Memory for Smartphones and Tablets

August 2, 2012

Samsung has kicked off its mass-production efforts for ultra-fast flash memory, in 16, 32 and 64 GB densities, for Android-powered smartphones and tablets. The Samsung eMMC (Embedded Multimedia Card) Pro Class 1500 claims the industry’s quickest speeds for an embedded memory device – reading data at up to 140 MB/s and writing it at...
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Samsung Galaxy S III and Note Featured in the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony (Video)

July 28, 2012

If you closely watched the entertaining 2012 London Olympic Opening Ceremony last night, then you may have noticed Samsung’s brief presence during the event. Both the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III were featured during the first cultural segment of a dance routine in the show’s celebration. The scene celebrated the invention of the...
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Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Benchmark Tests (Video)

July 20, 2012

After unboxing the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Android smartphone and coming away with positive initial impressions, it’s now time to push it to its limits with various benchmark utilities to see how it compares to the competition. In this video, I put the EVO 4G LTE through a series of benchmarks using apps...
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Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Coming in July

June 27, 2012

Today, Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at their annual I/O developers conference. While Jelly Bean isn’t the huge upgrade to the OS that we experienced with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s still a significant update with several key elements. Android 4.1 will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S...
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Nvidia Seeks Proof Apple’s New iPad Outperforms Tegra 3

March 8, 2012

One of the key features of the new iPad is its Apple A5X dual-core processor with quad-core graphics. While introducing the third generation iPad to the world, Apple claimed its A5X chipset offers 4X the graphics performance of rival Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor, which will power an army of Android smartphones and tablets...
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Asus Transformer Prime Tegra3 quad-core gaming (video)

December 2, 2011

Curious how the Asus Transformer Prime handles gaming with its new Tegra 3 quad-core processor? Check out the video above, in which MSNBC’s Todd Kenreck shows it off running Luma Arcade’s upcoming Bladeslinger, Madfinger’s Shadowgun, Vector Unit’s Riptide GP, Glowball, and EA’s Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. He even demonstrates HDMI-out capability with a...
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Samsung announces Exynos 5250 Cortex-A15 2GHz dual-core CPU with 2x performance and 4x graphics

November 30, 2011

Samsung has unleashed details on their latest System-on-Chip (SoC) that will debut in the first half of next year. The Samsung Exynos 5250 features two Cortex-A15 chips clocked at 2GHz. The 2GHz dual-core Exynos 5250 processor, manufactured using a 32nm-low power HKMG process, is said to have twice the performance capabilities and four times...
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Nvidia announces Tegra3 chip, shows off performance videos

November 9, 2011

NVIDIA has announced their highly anticipated Tegra 3 processor, bringing “PC-class performance levels, better battery life and improved mobile experiences” to Android tablets and smartphones. The world’s first Tegra 3-powered device will be the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet, which will debut this December (possibly with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich). Tegra 3,...
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Verizon Motorola DROID 3 Benchmarks (video)

August 2, 2011

In this video, we benchmark the Motorola DROID 3 from Verizon Wireless. The DROID 3 has a powerful 1GHz TI OMAP4430 dual-core processor, moderate amount of RAM at 512MB, 4-inch qHD display, and it runs Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. The handset seems to perform well under regular use, but that’s not going to stop us...
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HTC EVO 3D Benchmark Tests (video)

June 26, 2011

After unboxing the HTC EVO 3D, we decided to put it through its paces by benchmarking it with some apps from the Android Market. In the video below, we benchmark the EVO 3D using CF-Bench, Quadrant, FPS2D, Multitouch Test, and Neocore. While the results aren’t mind-blowing for a dual-core device, they are respectable and...
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