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Hi guys.

Of these two processors, which is better? The 1GHz Hummingbird processor or the 1GHz Snapdragon processor.

I'm looking at the Samsung Fascinate and the HTC Incredible phones and was just wondering which was the better processor.

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post #2 of 17
I think that since they are both 1Ghz and smartphone processors they won't
be that much different.I'd just choose the phone that would be most practical.
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post #3 of 17
The Dinc is a faster phone than the Fascinate, mostly because Verizon did a horrible disservice to the Fascinate by jamming as much bloatware in as possible. Fascinate also doens't have Froyo yet to the best of my knowledge.

That said, don't buy an Incredible. Wait a couple weeks and get a Thunderbolt. 1GB of RAM ftw. Or wait a little longer yet for the Bionic...dual core phone!
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post #4 of 17
Hummingbird has a much more powerful PowerVR SGX540 GPU.
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post #5 of 17
The snapdragon has a more powerful FPU. Which is why it is WAY faster at the Linpack benchmark compared to the hummingbird.
But in real life operations, they are both basically the same performance, but because of the hummingbird GPU is more powerful, it will do better in games.
    
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
The Dinc is a faster phone than the Fascinate, mostly because Verizon did a horrible disservice to the Fascinate by jamming as much bloatware in as possible. Fascinate also doens't have Froyo yet to the best of my knowledge.

That said, don't buy an Incredible. Wait a couple weeks and get a Thunderbolt. 1GB of RAM ftw. Or wait a little longer yet for the Bionic...dual core phone!
You can root, clear the bloat, and I think the fascinate has a 2.2 rom now, not 100% sure though.

As for the thunderbolt, where did you hear 1Gb. Only the Atrix will have that much. Even it's sister phone the dual core bionic won't. The thunderbolt will have 768mb. Still a huge amount, but not 1Gb. Agreed on the waiting. Now seems like a bad time to buy a phone, with CES phones coming out, and MWC/CTIA phones announced soon.

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The snapdragon has a more powerful FPU. Which is why it is WAY faster at the Linpack benchmark compared to the hummingbird.
But in real life operations, they are both basically the same performance, but because of the hummingbird GPU is more powerful, it will do better in games.
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post #8 of 17
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The reason I'm getting a new phone now is 2 part, 1st my Moto Droid gen 1 sucks big time, and the next part is becuase i'm flat broke
I can get the Fascinate for 39.99

I'm always a dolla short and last years playa lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iSpark View Post
The reason I'm getting a new phone now is 2 part, 1st my Moto Droid gen 1 sucks big time, and the next part is becuase i'm flat broke
I can get the Fascinate for 39.99

I'm always a dolla short and last years playa lol
The Droid uses the same processor as the Fascinate, just downclocked to 550 MHz.
    
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I thought the Motorola Droid Gen 1 used the 600Mhz ARM A8 Cortex processor, underclocked to 500Mhz.

I know the Samsung Fascinate runs circles around the Motorola Droid, my son has the Fascinate and I have the Droid, there is NO comparison between the two in regards to performance.
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