BSQUARE Corporation recently announced Mobile Development Platform (MDP/T) for Android tablets running Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor. These are designed particularly for developers and manufacturers and the MDP/T will be the first to feature the Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core (APQ8064) processor clocked at 1.5GHz, running with the Adreno 320 GPU. The MDP/T features a 10.1in WXGA multi-touch display, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and 32GB storage.
Snapdragon S4 Pro is a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz.
The new quad-core chip - the Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 - is similar to the MSM8690 (Snapdragon S4 dual-core) processor that powers US variants of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the HTC One X. AnandTech conducted a benchmark test of the APQ8064 running MDP/T and the test results show the S4 Pro is quite a powerful processor.
The APQ8064-based MDP/T performed well in all seven GLBenchmark tests - sometimes topping the chart and beating Apple's new iPad and iPad 2, the HTC One X, ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the process.
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A benchmark test for Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core Processor.
Meanwhile, Engadget ran another benchmark for the S4 Pro APQ8064 MDP... this time against the Google Nexus 7 (Tegra 3) and the global and US versions of the Galaxy S3 and One X (Exynos 4 quad core for global version of S3 and Tegra 3 and Snapdragon S4 dual for global and US versions of the One X, respectively). The S4 Pro APQ8064 scored highest in five out of six tests.
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