Head-to-Head: HTC One M8 vs. Apple iPhone 5s



Graphics Processor

Apple's A7 SoC includes a Series6 GPU from Imagination Technologies, which multiplies graphics performance by as much as 56 times the original iPhone, Apple says. The Snapdragon 801 employs an Adreno 330 GPU, which doubles performance of the Adreno 320 found in the prior HTC One (model M7). Adreno 330 also 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.