OneGx1 benchmarks (7 inch mini laptop with Intel Core i5-10210Y)

One Netbook’s latest small computer 1.4 pound mini notebook called the OneGx1. It has a 7 inch touchscreen display, an Intel Core i5-10210Y Amber Lake processor, support for up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of PCIe NVMe storage, optional support for 4G LTE or 5G connectivity, and an optional set of detachable game controllers. […]

Lilbits 386: Cheating at benchmarks

Benchmark utilities are designed to let you run the same exact test on multiple phones, PCs, or other devices so you can get an apples-to-apples comparison and see how they stack up against one another in terms of CPU, graphics, memory, and storage performance, among other things. At least that’s the idea. In practice, some […]

Snapdragon 855 benchmarks paint a picture of Qualcomm’s fastest smartphone chip to date (for what it’s worth)

Odds are that most high-end smartphones launched in 2019 will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. Officially launched in December, the chip features a new CPU design, upgraded graphics, and support for faster memory. The chip maker says users can expect up to 45 percent better CPU performance and up to 20 percent better graphics. But […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150, Apple A12X Bionic benchmarks leaked

Qualcomm’s next chip for high-end smartphones hasn’t been released (or even officially announced yet), but that didn’t stop Royoley from introducing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150-powered FlexPai folding phone yesterday. So it’s not that surprising that Snapdragon 8150 listings are starting to show up in the online database for benchmarking utility Geekbench and if the test […]

Lilbits 327: Will Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 be fast enough?

Qualcomm is working on a new processor designed specifically for Windows tablets and laptops. It’s called the Snapdragon 850 and it’s basically a sibling to the Snapdragon 845 chip that powers the latest high-end Android smartphones, but it’s optimized for larger devices that have more space to help dissipate heat, which could allow the chip […]

Windows on ARM benchmarks show performance isn’t its strong suit

On the one hand, Microsoft’s move to bring Windows 10 to an entirely new chip architecture is one of the most exciting things to happen in the mobile computing space in years. On the other hand, early reviews of the Windows-powered HP Envy x2 and Asus NovaGo leave me wondering who exactly the target market […]

Intel Ice Lake laptop chip leak hints at big graphics bump

Intel’s 8th-gen line of Core processors includes chips based on the company’s “Kaby Lake Refresh” and “Coffee Lake” architecture, and we’re expecting upcoming “Cannon Lake” chips to be branded as 8th-gen chips as well. But rumor has it that Intel is on track to launch its first “Ice Lake” processors later this year, and they’ll […]