Need for Speed demoed on the Nokia E7

Need for Speed demoed on the Nokia E7
Nokia E7 has a large and bright ClearBlack AMOLED display, so it was a matter of time someone got seduced to show off its gaming prowess. A Russian mobile blog has made a short video of the E7 running Need for Speed.

We'd say that the performance seems adequate, considering the specs. Since the E7 packs the same hardware like the N8 - a 680MHz chipset with a Broadcom GPU - it is also interesting as an educational video how gaming would feel like on Nokia's current flagship phone. This GPU processes 32 million triangles per second, which is 10 million more than the 1GHz Snapdragon, so we must say it handles 3D graphics pretty well.

Nokia E7 Specifications | Hands-on
Nokia N8 Specifications | Hands-on


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  • Display 4.0" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.00h 3G talk time)



1. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

I like how phonearena describes the performance as adequate given the specs; while at the same time pointing out it outperforms the snapdragon 1ghz equivalent by 10 million more triangles per second... Now you all know it's not always about the top speed CPU, but rather the best combination of CPU and GPU working together. I guess CPU speed alone isn't enough to deem a phone's overall performance.

2. luistoluca

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

jajaj the NFS Shift HD in Vivaz is better, Fail Nokia

7. thatdude1 unregistered

If Nokia is equal to fail, then how come they are doing 5x+ better than sony? The vivaz is a crap phone.

3. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Why can't you just suck up your bias and admit that performance is right there with the iPhone and Android phones, and may be even better? Is it the fact that it doesn't need a 1GHz processor accompanying it, therefore it can't be all that good, or is it the fact that it's a Nokia? It's time to open your eyes and start believing what you're seeing. A powerful GPU can make a device dominate without the need for a 1GHz processor.

8. thatdude1 unregistered

Couldn't have said it better myself, DontHate.

4. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

What I noticed was that the brake light went on before he tapped the screen for brake. Why is that? I know this has nothing to do with the performance of gaming... lol

5. Nickmfnjackson

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 21, 2010

Mmmm sexy

9. antilope unregistered

I agree the combo of gpu and cpu is much more important for performance i like nokia for ignoring the spec craze and making phones that perform well rather than look well on paper the E7 is absolute awsomeness so is the N8.

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