Can your smartphone deal with 100,000 triangles per frame? Find out with Rightware OpenGL ES Halti
Subject: General Tech | December 15, 2011 - 12:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: ES Halti, opengl, Basemark ES 2.0, rightware
The mobile reviews at PC Perspective tend to use SunSpider and Vellamo we also use a RightWare product called BrowserMark to test the responsiveness of smart phones and tablets. RightWare now has a new tool for reviewers and those who tweak their phones, Basemark Halti which tests OpenGL performance. This is of huge importance for those who want to have high quality gaming performance on their phones. The first benchmark is called Rush and is reminiscent of Mirror's Edge, which is quite on purpose as the benchmark is intended to replicate PC quality character rendering. The second involves a car racing around a track, a common type of gaming on a phone that contains an accelerometer. Again, this is intended to push the ability of your phone as far as it can go. AnandTech doesn't have the benchmarking software yet but you can bet it will be in their reviews for 2012.
"GPU benchmarking on the smartphone side of things is continuing to heat up, and today RightWare, maker of both BrowserMark and the very popular Basemark ES 2.0 (which are regular fixations in our smartphone reviews), has announced its OpenGL ES Halti benchmark, named Basemark Halti. Basemark Halti is slated to launch in 2012 for testing OpenGL ES Halti on devices coming in the near future."
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