Tag: cpu

Nokia 9 Benchmark stats online? Super-fast scores

Over at telefoonabonnement.nl (Google Translate) there’s some interesting news about some newly uncovered benchmark scores. These have popped up on Geekbench and, by the looks of the results, this is going to be one very quick handset. The report shows that it’s faster than a Galaxy S8. The …

MWC – The Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Up close and personal.

I don’t know what it is about me and Sony. I’ve never totally gelled. Over the course of this week in Barcelona I’ve called their new phone “the ZX” (it’s not, that’s something to do with Spectrum computers) and I’ve also called it the “Xperia XZ” (it isn’t …

MWC – Hey Honor. Perform some Magic in Europe!

Imagine a pebble. One of those really cool pebbles that you find at the beach. Those ones that you use for skimming across the water. They’re brilliant aren’t they? Here at Mobile World Congress I’ve managed to get some time with the Honor Pebble Magic. It’s very pebble …

LG and Google team up on improved smartwatches

If you’re into your smartwatches and use an Android device, you’ll have noticed the lack of updates of both hardware and software recently. LG are planning to change all that with two new smartwatches, both running the new Wear 2.0 update. They were leaked by Evan Blass but …

MWC – LeEco showcase

This morning I headed out to meet a relatively unknown company, in the UK at least.They are called LeEco – formally LETV. The reason I was so keen to go out and meet them was that they were the first manufacturer to release a smartphone with the new …

Samsung CEO states their devices to have 64-bit chip too.

Following the announcement of Apple’s iPhone 5s, which has new 64-bit A7 CPU, Samsung boss JK Shin has told the Korean press that its future handsets will also include 64-bit chipset too. Acording to the Korea Times, the Samsung co-CEO confirmed that “our next smartphones will have 64-bit …

Rumoured… The worlds first Tegra 4 phone from ZTE

Back in February ZTE and NVIDIA announced¬†a partnership to make the Chinese manufacturer the first to bring Tegra 4 phones to market this year. Rumors and leaked images (shown above) have surfaced and if they¬† are to be believed, then ZTE as expected is set to launch the …

UK gets quad-core only on the S4 – Further confirmation

Just a few days ago we heard news that the Samsung Galaxy S4 won’t have the octa-core CPU here in the UK. Now there’s further confirmation via Expansys, who tell us that the S4 will have the quad-core chip instead. So what do you guys think? Will this …

Soulcraft RPG is no longer Tegra only

For the past few months people with Tegra devices have been able to participate in the beta for a rather nice role playing game called Soulcraft. Well now they have released a non Tegra version of the game so anyone can have a play now. Well apart from …

Snapdragon try to tell us something about their CPU

Snapdragon have put out this promotional video showing one phone travelling around the world. It did the trip in one charge and filmed various wacky bits in between as you can see below. Now…. battery life is always a pain point for smartphone users, so initially we were …

Quad-core Exynos CPU inside the S3

Deep down inside the current Galaxy SII there’s a Samsung Exynos chip. In the SII, and again you should probably stick this into the “SII Rumour File”, there’s a newer Exynos chip which has better battery life and quad-core processing capability. Yes, we KNOW that the SIII is …

MWC – MIPS helping to bring us better, cheaper devices

The final day of Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona and, although the crowds are starting to thin out, it was perhaps the best time to go to the very back of these great halls and seek out companies that have great products and ideas but don’t always …

MWC – Huawei Ascend D – Up close

This is the Ascend D1 – not to be confused with it’s more powerful brother, the D quad. This, if we’re honest, is pretty much exactly the same in every way but with a dual-core 1.5GHz CPU instead of the quad-core unit in the D quad. Android 4.0 …

MWC – Huawei Ascend D quad – Up close

The Huawei Ascend D quad was announced just yesterday, so we thought it’d be worth visiting the Huawei stand to (a) snap some pictures and film it and (b) try and convince them to change the company name so it’s easier for us to spell. Sadly there was …

Sony Xperia S CPU Explained in video

Sony answers questions from Facebook followers via this Youtube video. Today it’s information about the dual core CPU…. We asked our Sony Ericsson Facebook fans what feature they would like to know more about in the Xperia S. They chose to find out more about the 1.5GHz dual …

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc – Benchmark test

A lot of you wanted to know just how fast the new Sony Ericsson Xperia arc was so today we decided to give it a spin. To get a benchmark we used Quadrant and, just for fun, put it up against a brand new HTC Desire S. Now, …