This week we're coming at you straight from Qualcomm as they move through a series of talks and keynotes as their Mobile Benchmark Workshop commences. In one of the first events of the week, Qualcomm's devotion to testing their own devices with a benchmark test called Vellamo - perhaps you've heard of it before - is quite clear. In addition to speaking about how it's not just the relatively wide variety of tests this app runs your device through that matters, specifically in the world of web browsing, they've made it clear that in the end its the user experience that's most important.
We all love benchmarks right? We get a shiny new smartphone or tablet and one of the first things we do is run a few benchmarks for comparison, I do at least. I'm always trying new things and tweaking CPU speeds trying for a high score. Qualcomm has developed a new benchmark system aiming for something entirely different. Its goal is testing mobile web browser performance across the Android platform.