Qualcomm Video Shows Their Older 2010 Mobile Chips are Better Than Intel's Atom

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    Ouch! This video must really burn "ChipZilla's" rear-end! Qualcomm just released a video comparing their Mobile chips to Intel's newest Atom Mobile chip. Qualcomm's technology smokes Intel's stuff, but what is even more amazing is that Qualcomm is actually using their older 2010 chipsets for the comparison! Here's a quote with a few more details,

    Share your thoughts on this revelation from the makers of the Snapdragon.

    Source: AndroidAuthority
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    Idk.. if it is true.. it won't be for long. Intel is just getting into the game. Give a little time.
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    I'm sorry, but the GPS one has nothing to do with the Atom chip. It could be a crap antenna or something. Also, I'm wondering how much of the Android OS is set to work so well with the Atom chip. Qualcomm has has WAY longer to get the software bugs worked out.

    This is intel we're talking about here, a giant in the processor business.
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    You both make good points but I think that may be the reason motorola did not release it in the states first. Intel will get there but it has a ways to go and motorola is already apologizing for the bionic. I expect motorola to use the international market as a live test market for intel to get it right. If we see intel it will be in the xoom 3 first and then phones. That way if they have another tegra 3 lte issue it will be isolated to the tablet market. But that is my opinion.
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    The arc S runs on ICS now while that other phone was obviously on GB still. I think that plays a decent amount in the browser test. I went to the verge on my bionic and tried it both in stock and chrome. Chromes pinch to zoom was a lot more fluid then stocks. But still ICS is such an improvement over GB that it kind of isn't fair. Why not use an S2 device that still runs on GB to compare?

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    You first have to learn how to walk, before you can run, the Atom will get there in due time, it looks like software issues to me.
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    On a unrelated note those games seemed pretty kick ass lol what were the names of the games played in the video ?
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    Very true. They don't call Intel "Chipzilla" for nothing. ;)
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    Intel just got pwned.

    Whether or not Intel is new to the game is irrelevant. A newer technology should always strive to be better than old tech.

    When you build a phone technology, do you start from scratch, or do you take something that already exists and make yours better?
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    Just did that browser pinch/zoom and it didn't lag.. on an old galaxy S1 samsung fascinate.
    iApple has kept up with higher end processors for years now by optimizing software and working within an 800mhz window. It's more optimization than processor power. At least for these small devices.
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    I was thinking it was related to the GPS chip, but either way, your right.

    This is what the key factor is! ICS vs I assume GB. GB had minimal if any x86 support or optimizations, and was designed for ARM cpu. However, ICS fully supports x86.

    What does Apple have to do with this? As for pinch to zoom, assuming that some how relates to the topic at hand, of course it did not lag. That was the point Qualcom proved through deception.