Before that T5c became my daughter's (due mainly to unacceptable reception with gsm network where I work) I played with it for a bit. The light use where it ate up the battery a lot compared to the snapdragon 800 in the Lumia Icon I had as my primary was playing and streaming music and podcasts. The heavy use was web browsing desktop format where the T5c was roughly as fast and didn't use much battery where the s800 would get hot it was draining so much battery. T5c never got hot. Still didn't have that good a battery since I put more hours streaming/playing audio than looking for something better than the paper to read at lunch. And the T5c would drain more just sitting there in my locker over the day.
Maybe a ram sized chunk of Optane could be used to quick wake from hibernate to save battery, but wouldn't be cheap. Well it would be cheap if Intel weren't milking that stuff so much. 4GB should be like $10.
But better to leave phone to ARM. It is cheaper and runs the phone apps people crave at least as good. I bet if somebody at Microsoft came on stage at a presentation with an ordinary looking phone they could put in a dock that was connected to a keyboard, mouse and monitor and it ran desktop windows as fast as a 6 core Phenom2 they would get boood off the stage. They would start throwing rotten produce when the guy would start showing all of the wrong apps for a phone getting email, making calls, browsing the web, and somebody would yell "Where's Snapchat? Tinder? Why no podcasts with iheart Radio?" Then the phone would interrupt to connect with another phone windows style and warn of imminent restart from some microcode update. There would be double notifications popping up like a virus infected pc running windows me. It would be a mess.
I used to have hopes for x86 phones running Windows. Still bothers me when they get badmouthed. Now I'm just another sheeple. I should toss that Icon, taunting me with it's camera, great os-native full featured audio, and it's fluid os that still seems a decade ahead of ios13. At least it's app selection is going straight into the toilet. This is a search for Hulu:
I don't know why people game on phones. Daughter sure likes to, but she cares much more about brand and social stuff than any performance specs outside of battery life. She is big on that one.
FPS alone isn't enough to win AMD many fans in the phone segment. There are different priorities.
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