3D Mark for Android hits the Play Store, Benchmark away!

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Futuremark have just pushed out 3DMark for Android devices on the Play Store. Their latest endeavor for bench-marking brings the ability to compare results across Windows and Android devices. The benchmark application requires Android 3.1+ and at least 1GB of Ram, oh and it will use around 294MB of storage. The tests available are Ice Storm and Ice Storm Extreme. So if you have a smartphone that meets the required specs, then why not download the free app(link below) and check out the results yourself. No word on the iOS and Windows RT versions, but they are still incoming.

Source: Futuremark
Download: Play Store

The Android edition of 3DMark includes everything you need to accurately benchmark the performance of Android smartphones and tablets. Developed in cooperation with Broadcom, Imagination Technologies, Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, and other world-class companies, 3DMark is the ideal modern benchmark for over 1,000 Android devices.

What’s more, 3DMark scores can be compared across platforms. You can use 3DMark to test and compare the performance of devices running Android, iOS, Windows and Windows RT, and help your readers better understand how new devices compare with the alternatives.

Millions of PC gamers use 3DMark to tests the limits of their hardware. Now 3DMark is ready for a new generation of mobile gamers. Available today on Android and Windows, and coming soon to Windows RT and Apple’s iOS, 3DMark is the cross-platform performance benchmark for all your devices.

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAImZ_Jzk1s

NEW 3DMARK BENCHMARK TESTS

The Android edition of 3DMark includes two benchmarks, both based on OpenGL ES 2.0.

Ice Storm
Use Ice Storm to test the performance of your Android powered smartphone or tablet. Ice Storm includes two graphics tests designed to stress the graphical (GPU) performance of your device and a physics test to stress its processing (CPU) performance.

Ice Storm Extreme
Designed for the latest smartphones and tablets, Ice Storm Extreme raises the rendering resolution to 1080p and uses higher quality textures and post-processing effects. Ice Storm Extreme will soon be included in the Windows version of 3DMark too, allowing you to compare Android and Windows tablets directly.

START BENCHMARKING NOW

3DMark is available worldwide as a free download for Android devices. 3DMark is also available for Windows PCs and is coming soon to Apple iOS and Windows RT.

Download: http://www.futuremark.com/benchmarks/3dmark

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