Video decoding in GTA-02

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Sat Sep 8 20:22:54 CEST 2007

Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Sep 8, 2007, at 7:00 AM, Mikko Rauhala wrote:
>> Software playing will probably take a bit more power, sure, but
>> that aside, the Neo's youtube capabilities already partially exceed
>> (*sigh* at the obligatory comparison) the iPhone's.
> A lot more power, not a little.   Flash is even worse - that's why  
> Apple refused to support it.   Figure you might get an hour of  battery 
> life if you decode H.264 in hardware, if your CPU can even  keep up.   
> Because that's how long the battery lasts with no power  management on 
> the Neo right now.   The Neo's CPU is roughly  equivalent to the Nokia 

It's not _quite_ that bad.
You get >> 1 hour, even playing h.263 very loudly while on a phone call.

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