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Futuremark 3DMark App coming soon to Android, brings benchmarks to a new level

Oh man, this is awesome news for enthusiast and gamers alike in the world of Android. We have many benchmark applications such as Quadrant or CF Bench and what not for Android that tests overall performance but today I've now learned the best of the best in the benchmark business, FutureMark, will be coming soon to Android phones and tablets early 2012. I've used FutureMark 3DMark 06, Vantage and even 11 on my PC for years to test gaming and overall performance and I'm happy to announce this is coming soon for Android.

Samsung Galaxy S II overclocked to 1.6 GHz destroys benchmarks, nearly 7800 in Quadrant

WOW is all I have to say. We see benchmarks almost daily between custom ROM's, new versions of Android, and devices that have beefed up or new dual-core processors. What we have today is the popular and widely known standard Bell Galaxy S II that has been tweaked, hacked, and manhandled to achieve one of the highest Quadrant benchmark tests we've ever seen. All the details on this crazy overclock and high performing kernel can be found below.

Samsung Galaxy S II Benchmarks [T-Mobile vs AT&T]

Today the Samsung Galaxy S II has just arrived for T-Mobile, while not available yet in stores we've been putting it through its paces and you can see our hands-on coverage here. We've also fully reviewed the AT&T Galaxy S II and that can be seen here. Today, just for a comparison we have a few screenshots of both running the popular benchmark Quadrant for everyone to enjoy, results can be seen below but lets just say this is one fast smartphone.

Acer Iconia A100 7″ Honeycomb Tab on sale today, we already have Benchmarks

Today is the launch date for the Acer Iconia A100 tablet. For those unfamiliar this is the first Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet to the market in the 7" form factor. Want to see benchmarks? We told you originally it was coming in August and it has finally arrived. It was officially announced this morning and you can get all the details here. Lucky for you we already have one and decided to run a few performance benchmarks to help our readers make up their minds.

Droid X2 Hands-On and Unboxing [video]

The war is on! It's time for the qHD battle to begin, and it's begun this morning with no less than a HTC Sensation taking on the DROID X2, and wouldn't you know it, we've got both. Let me introduce you to the newest member of the DROID side - DROID X2! This is a Motorola device that appears at first to be ever so slightly different from the DROID X it replaces - will it be too much for those who love new specs to bear? And what about other phone comparisons? Would you like a couple of pics of the DROID X2 next to the G2x? Sure!

LG G2x Overclocked to 1.5 Ghz, scores almost 4600 in Quadrant

I know we talk about overclocking and benchmarks quite often, but it is a little exciting you have to admit. Seeing what the amazing developers and kernel builders can squeeze out of these devices, all that extra power they can unlock and keep the device stable. Today I have some benchmarks I have done myself this morning on my T-Mobile G2x running at 1.5 Ghz on a EXT4 kernel by Morfic, and I was getting some pretty huge benchmark results.

Samsung Galaxy S II dual-core overclock destroys benchmarks at 1.5 Ghz [video]

It looks like that shiny new and what I'd call extremely thin powerhouse of an android phone you just bought is ready to have some fun. Yes I'm talking about that dual-core Samsung Galaxy S II we have heard plenty about recently. Some of those fancy developers at XDA we are always talking about in the android community have done it again, and already overclocked the SGS II to 1.5 Ghz and that is just the start.
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