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  1. #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave12308 View Post
    Actually, the MSM7600 used inside the Storm is considered to be almost as powerful (if not more powerful) than the chipset in the iPhone up to and including the 3G. The chipset also has OpenGL capabilities on par with the iPhone. The difference is the GUI on an iPhone is fully hardware accelerated; but not on the Storm. It's much easier to use HW acceleration on a UNIX-based OS like the iPhone uses than a Java-based OS like a BlackBerry device uses. Thus the Storm lacks any significant HW acceleration even though the HW is capable.
    Yeah Dave,

    Thanks,



  2. #10
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    I have never seen it explained that way. Thanks Dave, that helped me understand why the graphics hardware was never used

  3. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave12308 View Post
    Actually, the MSM7600 used inside the Storm is considered to be almost as powerful (if not more powerful) than the chipset in the iPhone up to and including the 3G. The chipset also has OpenGL capabilities on par with the iPhone. The difference is the GUI on an iPhone is fully hardware accelerated; but not on the Storm. It's much easier to use HW acceleration on a UNIX-based OS like the iPhone uses than a Java-based OS like a BlackBerry device uses. Thus the Storm lacks any significant HW acceleration even though the HW is capable.
    great explanation as always... Thanks!



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