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Processor is the CPU that manages and runs software on top of it. In respect to Android, its refers to the Google's Android Operating System. There are various processors, notably ARM by Qualcomm, usually known as Snapdragon. Please use this tag if your question is specific to Processors.

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How some android phone supports 4k video capture and playback while some pc doesn't.? [closed]

I just heard of the Snapdragon 805 specs and i was astonished to see that it supports 4K Video capture and playback, then came to know that some Sony Smartphones already supports 4K Video capture and ...
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How to pin OS and a process in different CPU core?

I am running a benchmark in android. I want to pin the OS in core-0 and pin the benchmark app in core-2. Total number of cores are 4. Is there a way to do it? Just to elaborate more on this, I have ...
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What is true octa core?

I found few budget phones are releasing with true octa core.What does it mean? I read that the powerful dual core snapdragon phone is snappier than the quadcore phone of mediatek processor. Is it ...
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/system/xbin/sh high cpu usage

I'm using OS Monitor to look at CPU usage because I've noticed a drastic performance decrease lately. The app shows that system/xbin/sh is consuming anywhere from 10% to 70% of the CPU. This happens ...
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whether high CPU speed only help able when running multiple application?

whether high CPU will any infect on single application running at time(whether high CPU speed only help able when running multiple application or it will finish things earlier on that app ?)
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What kind of hardware problems is a cheap Android phone likely to have?

For development and application purposes an organisation I am with is considering buying a cheap Android handset here in India (this is the handset). But what kind of problems can one anticipate in ...
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How are SetCPU frequencies formulated?

Are the frequencies suggested by SetCPU for each device based on a certain algorithm or was it worked out device specifically or are they just arbitrarily formed upon extensive testing? I have an old ...
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What is the LG Motion 4G processor speed?

According to the specs for the LG Motion 4G phone, it states the CPU speed should be 1.2Ghz. http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=3779 But someone on android forums has reported that this is ...
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What Happens when I change processor frequency of my android phone

I have Xolo x900 phone. I have settings to set the processor frequency. It is defaulted to 600mhz, yet my phone has a maximum of 1.6Ghz. Can I change to 1.6 GHz? What would be the side effects of ...
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Is there any equivalent of Tegra 3's “-1” low-power core in Qualicomm's S4?

One of the reasons I greatly desired my next phone to be a Tegra 3 "4+1 cores" device was the (somewhat less advertized) 5th low-power core designed to prolong battery life by running low-power ...
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Can I upgrade my HTC Wildfire's processor so I can run Android 2.3?

I am using HTC wildfire. Is there any possibilities to upgrade mobile processor so I can run Android 2.3?
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How to get hardware specs of Android device?

How can I find information on the hardware of my Android device like processor architecture, RAM, etc?
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How do RAM and processor speed affect overall performance on Android?

Since Android can be installed on wide range of devices, I'm wondering how important RAM and the CPU speed are to the performance of a device. There are always tradeoffs when something is increased ...
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Word Processor/text editor Apps?

Are there any decent word processing applications for android? I've looked through the market and it seems that they all seem to suffer from the same issue, they fall over and sometimes overwrite ...