Core Logic has licensed the ARM Mali-400 MP multicore graphics processing unit to enable enhanced, high-definition entertainment and browsing experiences on smartphones, fully-featured multimedia phones, portable media players and personal navigation devices without compromising battery life.
Battery life is a key issue for smartphones – and it’s an area where the Palm Pre with its removable battery has some definite advantages over Apple’s iPhone.
Not least that Innocell is developing a new battery for the Pre that has twice the capacity of the handset’s original.
Palm’s Pre smartphone has received a pre-launch boost with a succession of (mostly) favorable reviews.
And, in what must be the ultimate accolade in the highly competitive smartphone market, the device has even been described as a tough competitor to Apple’s iPhone.