The Motorola Droid 3 has shown up in some GLBenchmark 2.0 online results, and they are looking good. Right off the bat -- I don't think benchmark tests are the true mark of user experience (perhaps you've read this?). You can only get the real picture by holding and using the device the way you would normally use it. Having said that, the numbers are pretty impressive, and show just how well the OMAP 4 and PowerVR SGX 540 can crunch those triangles.
In the Egypt benchmark (it's one of the most demanding GL benchmarks in the GLBenchmarks testing suite) the Droid 3 was only beaten out by the Optimus 3D and its "Tri-dual" technology. In a less demanding benchmark that allows software to have more influence, the Droid 3 still performs well, landing right among the latest and greatest from other manufacturers. That graphic is after the break.
The hardware looks like it can do the job. Let's hope the software can keep up, and we have a real 3G powerhouse for Verizon this summer.
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