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What Minimal CPU in a tablet for video?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bluethundr, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. Bluethundr

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    Since the P3 obviously relies heavily on the DJI Pilot app. I know I have seen that you need ios 8.0 or higher..or android 4.2 or higher. But I see nothing about CPU size to run the video feed smoothly? I see alot of 1.2 Ghz size CPU tablets around. I would hate to get one and not have it able to run the app smoothly.
    Anyone got some insight?
     
  2. bbfpv

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    It's more about GPU than CPU. If you're buying an Android device instead of using one you already have, get an nVidia Shield tablet. It's perfect for this. Otherwise, a good rule of thumb is any premium tablet that's come out in the past 12 months or so should suffice... the exception being the Nexus 7 II (2013) which some guys swear by because of the price : performance ratio.
     
  3. danjordrone

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    I have a galaxy S6 not tried it yet as i use an ipad air 2 at the mo.
    Anybody tried the s6 yet im curious to know how it handles
     
  4. Bluethundr

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    Well last night at Wal-mart they had the Nextbook Ares 8. 5.0 Android, 1.83 Quad core GHZ processor and a Intel GPU. Here is the best part...It has a Micro HDMI out....all for ...78.00. Went to the DJI web page and got the DJI app with no problems. It does not have a ton of storage (16gb), but since I'm only using for the P3 purpose I really did not need that much. I was also able to uninstall most of the "bloatware" that came pre installed.
     
  5. prostreetcamaro

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    Have you tried it out yet? I am curious how the intel cpu/gpu handles the video feed.
     
  6. Bluethundr

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    Will just a little bit later on, the small test I did last night seemed fine. I'm also on the hunt for a micro hdmi to full size hdmi to test the functionality of the HDMI out port to my 55 inch LED TV
     
  7. Bluethundr

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    Tried it out..Great tablet, but got slight lag. Too bad, i really liked the size and that it had a micro hdmi out. Took it back and got a Samsung Tab 4 & inch and video is very good, no lag at all. My hope is got get an Ipad air 2 and call it a day.
     
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    I bought that tab too and found if you uninstall all the apps and disable all the extras is smooth.

    Great tablet for the money