AnandTech’s Anand Lal Shimpi ran a suite of benchmarks on a Mobile Development Platform tablet provided by Qualcomm to see exactly what kind of performance the Snapdragon 805 brings to the game. His conclusions? It’s mostly about the next-gen graphics.
The launch of the OnePlus One is only two weeks away and even at this late stage the company is still fine tuning the device so that it will offer some of the best performance on the market. Peter Lau has announced that a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 is too old school and instead the handset will use a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801.
As the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 both come equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, let’s examine what this new chip offers over the old Snapdragon 800.