When buying a smartphone, besides the camera capability, you also have to pay attention to the chipset used on the smartphone. What’s more, for those of you who are addicted to playing mobile games, chipsets play an important role in running online games because the cellphone processor is the brain in a smartphone that makes the gaming experience more optimal. The chipset is also one of the best benchmarks on whether the smartphone can go fast when playing games or not.
Chipset is a small size IC on a computer like “P.Traffic processing“On the motherboard (motherboard), which directs the flow of data and determines what devices are supported by the Personal Computer (PC). A chipset directs data from the CPU to the Chipset. The following are recommendations for the 7 best HP chipsets or processors selected by Kabar Games, which are often used for gaming smartphones.
Snapdragon is the most common chipset in smartphone devices today, both for entry-level and flagship smartphones. Snapdragon is a Qualcomm product that is claimed to have advantages in terms of performance, power consumption, graphic support and 4G network connection. The latest chipset from Snapdragon is Snapdragon 835 with octa-core which is claimed to be able to play HD games without lag.
Several smartphone brands that use Snapdragon 835 include the Google Pixel 2, LG V30, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Sony Experia XZ. Meanwhile, other Snapdragon variants can be found on mobile devices such as Xiaomi, HTC, Oppo, Motorola and also Asus.
Not only making chipsets for PCs or laptops, Intel also has chipsets for smartphones that are claimed to not waste battery and have minimal overheating, namely the Intel Atom X3 (soFIA). One of the advantages of this chipset is the ability of a dual core processor which is claimed to be almost the same as a quad core. Several smartphone brands that have tried this Intel chipset include Asus Zenfone, Dell Venue, Lenovo, Acer Iconia, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola and Axioo Picophone i1.
MediaTek or commonly abbreviated as MTK is a chipset that is also widely used in smartphone devices today, especially those from Asia. Even though it is relatively cheap because it targets the medium-sized smartphone market, it doesn’t mean that the Mediatek cellphone processors are of poor quality.
One of the most capable chipsets for MTK today are the Helio Series-X and Series-P, which are equipped with a 10-core 64 bit processor up to 2.2 GHz and a GPU Mai 450 which prioritizes graphics and performance on most of the best gaming smartphones on the market.
Even though the battery is more wasteful, it is able to provide a good gaming experience because it is supported by good graphics. Several smartphone brands that use MediaTek include Sony Xperia variants, Desire variant HTC, Lenovo, Xiaomi, Alcatel, Oppo, Acer, Meizu, and even the Flagship LG G3 Stylus also use this chipset.
Not only known as a smartphone provider, Samsung also has a System On Chip (SoC) development division called Exynos. This Exynos chipset is claimed to be able to run HD games without the slightest lag. This chipset has advantages in graphics and power consumption making it suitable for smartphone gaming. What’s more, this chipset is juxtaposed with GPU Mali which is one of the best GPUs.
Although made by Samsung, this chipset can also be found on smartphones from Meizu and Lenovo. The Samsung Galaxy A7, J3, J5 and J7 variants as well as the Galaxy S8, S8 + and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are also equipped with the latest Exynos series.
Not wanting to be left behind, Nvidia, known as a manufacturer of cheap PC graphics cards and gaming laptops, also has a chipset for smartphones; Nvidia Tegra. This chipset from Nvidia is known as the originator of the use of quad core in smartphone lines where other cellphone processors still use dual cores. The latest chipset from Tegra is the Nvidia Tegra X1 which is quad Core and uses Cortex A57.
This chipset is devoted to game lovers who can stand for a long time playing HD games. The drawback of this chipset is that it consumes too much power. However, many smartphone brands still use this chipset, such as the HTC One, Xiaomi Mi Pad, Asus Nexus, NVIDIA Shield, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola, Sony Tablet and Microsoft Surface.
OMAP (Open Media Application Platform) is a chipset developed by Texas Instrument. Even though it is not very well known, OMAP already has 5 versions which are claimed to be better than other chipset versions they have made. The OMAP chipset itself is more widely used in the United States. Some well-known smartphone vendors who have used this chipset are the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Blackberry Q10, Lenovo, LG Optimus, Motorola Droid, Amazon Kindle and Huawei Ascend.
PXA is a type of chipset manufactured by a company called Marvell. Although rarely heard, this chipset actually already has 8 versions, one of which is the PXA1918 which already uses 32 bit and 64 bit. This chipset is rarely used for smartphones in Indonesia, but that doesn’t mean no one uses this processor. Smartphones that have used the PXA chipset are the HP Slate Voicetab Series, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Moto, HTC Advantage X7510 and smartphones from Coolpad.
So, those were some of the best HP chipset or processor choices for your smartphone in 2020. If you have other options that aren’t listed above, don’t hesitate to comment below and we will update you. Keep up with Kabar Games to get the latest and updated news about your favorite games and gadgets!