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HTC One will get OpenGL ES 3.0 support [Video]

To enable graphics effects on its Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chip
Wed Mar 27 2013, 09:34

SAN FRANCISCO: SMARTPHONE MAKER HTC said it will release a software update for its HTC One smartphone to enable support for OpenGL ES 3.0.

HTC will release its HTC One smartphone this week in the UK and it will be one of the first handsets to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core system on chip (SoC) processor.

Qualcomm has been promoting the Snapdragon 600 with its Adreno 320 GPU as a chip that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and HTC has told The INQUIRER that it will release a software update in the future to enable this on its HTC One smartphone.

HTC demonstrated a patched version of the HTC One running Qualcomm's OpenGL demonstration software. While the HTC representative didn't say when the firm will release the software update, he did confirm that it is in the pipeline. µ

 

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