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Futuremark announces PCMark for Mobile, will arrive in coming months for real-world smartphone and tablet benchmarking

Futuremark says they are developing PCMark for Mobile, will see a release in the coming months

By: Charles Gantt from Jun 25, 2013 @ 11:29 CDT

This morning, Futuremark has announced that it is working on porting its popular PCMark benchmarking software over to Android, iOS, and Windows RT. Like its Windows counterpart, PCMark for mobile platforms will feature benchmarks test common use scenarios.

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The benchmark will work by focusing on the activities and tasks that smartphone and tablet owners perform everyday, which will provide a more real-world view of system performance and battery life for modern mobile devices. Futuremark says that it will be some time before PCMark for Mobile is ready for release, but they are beginning to invite mobile hardware manufactures to participate in their Benchmark Development Program.

NEWS SOURCES:futuremark.com

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