Tag Archive: latency


The Black Shark 3 has the lowest screen latency of any phone ever released

Gaming phones continue to impress with another powerful display of raw power.

What you need to know Black Shark has launched 2 monster gaming phones, the Black Shark 3 and the Black Shark 3 Pro. Both feature 90Hz OLED displays with a claimed low-latency of 24 milliseconds and a 270Hz touch sampling rate. The Black Shark 3 family starts from 3,599 yuan($ 501) and will launch in China from March 3.

Gaming phones are still a niche  [Read More…]

Early latency tests don’t look great for Stadia

Project xCloud may have almost the same input lag as playing at home.

What you need to know “Project xCloud” is Microsoft’s upcoming game streaming service. At E3 2019, everyone could test it out by streaming a game 400 miles away. An analysis says xCloud only exhibited 67 ms of input lag which is almost the same as playing on an Xbox One. March’s Stadia analysis saw 166 ms of input lag.

At E3 2019, Microsoft is  [Read More…]

Speech-to-text on Pixel phones is gaining offline support and lower latency

An “end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer” is to thank.

Whether you’re running errands, driving, or have difficulty typing on a touchscreen, speech-to-text can be an incredibly helpful feature. It’s something that’s gotten a lot better over the years, but it can still have its pitfalls.

On its Google AI Blog, Google announced that Pixel phones which are set to English will soon see noticeable improvements with the performance of their speech-to-text abilities.

Typically, speech-to-text needs to communicate  [Read More…]

Google Home Max has a slight latency issue with its aux port

Thankfully, most users won’t ever notice this.

Google recently launched the Home Max as its flagship smart speaker, and although it’s not perfect, it’s still a lot of fun for audio lovers that are heavily invested in Google’s walled-garden. The speaker isn’t without its flaws, but there’s a new one that was recently discovered that could prove to be a pain in the butt for a small group of people.

First reported by Variety, the Google Home  [Read More…]