Futuremark Announces Performance Benchmarks for Latest Windows Mobile and Mobile Linux Devices

April 22, 2008

Futuremark Announces Performance Benchmarks for Latest Windows Mobile and Mobile Linux Devices

SPMark™ for WinMobile and SPMark™ for Linux Compare and Evaluate the Latest Modern Windows Mobile and Linux Based Smartphones

Espoo, Finland – April 22, 2008 – Futuremark Corporation, the industry leading provider of system performance analysis software and services for embedded devices and PCs, announces the general availability of SPMark for Windows Mobile and SPMark for Linux benchmarks.

SPMark is the most comprehensive benchmarking suite for modern smartphones as it benchmarks all relevant mobile OS environments such as Windows Mobile, Linux, and earlier announced products for Symbian and Mobile Java. Futuremark benchmarks enable a user to professionally and objectively evaluate system performance across various smartphones, OS environments and workloads. SPMark benchmarking suite gives an easy-to-understand SPMark system score which is fully comparable with that of other phones and between different Operating Systems. SPMark for WinMobile and Linux is available immediately and includes 3D gaming and theoretical tests for 3D performance evaluation, system tests for WinMobile and Linux applications (e.g. calendar and contacts database) and customizable test runs which include a battery test option.

"Consumers have increasing amount of Windows Mobile and Linux OS based mobile devices to select with rich multimedia application support, cool new user interfaces, and high performing graphics. Futuremark's SPMark benchmarks are the only objective products available that enable the whole industry to evaluate and compare the performance and usefulness of new hardware, mobile devices and different mobile OS environments with the real-world application content and system level tests." said Petri Talala, Vice President, Mobile Business for Futuremark Corp.

SPMark binary licenses are available for licensing now. Source-code licensing for Futuremark’s current and future Handheld BDP members is available today. BDP membership and licensing inquiries can be requested by contacting sales@futuremark.com

About Futuremark Corporation
Futuremark Corporation serves the mobile industry with professional application performance analysis tools and workloads. Our world renowned product portfolio includes 3DMark®Mobile for OpenGL ES 1.x and OpenGL ES 2.0, VGMark™ for OpenVG 1.x, and SPMark™ for Symbian, Windows Mobile, Linux and mobile Java. In addition, we license digital content creation tool chain middleware to 3D application developers, chip vendors and handset manufacturers. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com

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Company Contact:

Futuremark Corporation
Phone: +358 (0)20 759 8266
Petri Talala
Vice President of Mobile Business Unit
Email: petri.talala@futuremark.com