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Graphics Processor

The A7 incorporates a Series6 GPU from Imagination Technologies that according to Apple delivers up to 56 times better graphics performance than the original iPhone. The Snapdragon 801 employs an Adreno 330 GPU, which Qualcomm claims to deliver a 50 percent performance increase over its Adreno 320 predecessor in the Galaxy S4. It supports OpenGL 3.0, DirectX and other modern graphics APIs, as well as FlexRender, an emerging distributed rendering architecture standard used for displaying highly complex and realistic ray trace images on commodity hardware.