Jun 16th, 2012

So we know the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor is a very capable SoC. We have seen it outperform quad-core processors and the devices that sport it are top-of-the-line. There is one issue that tends to come with high-end devices, though. Until now, these tend to get very hot as we view our HD videos, games and apps. Qualcomm has been working on keeping its devices “cooler,” and they have some stunning proof for us.

No, we are not talking about thermal heat imaging. That is way overrated and all the competitors do it. What Qualcomm did was put the devices to the test by melting butter. They simply placed a Snapdragon S4 device next to a couple of competing products and put blocks of butter right on top of them. The results are of course in favor of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor.

If you have been looking to make some toast during those long flights, you best start looking for another way to melt your butter… or fry your eggs. The Snapdragon S4 will simply not work. It will feel much more comfortable in your hands and ear, though. And over time, heat affects a device’s performance, which is another factor to consider.

[Via: HTC Source]