The PowerVR SGX540 GPU was introduced in 2007 and has been used extensively over the years by a number of mobile phone brands. The PowerVR SGX540 normally came with ARM based systems on chip or SOC’s. The GPU was a bit higher in ability than the PowerVR SGX535 which only had 2 pixel and 2 shaders.
This GPU came with 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders still running at the stock clock speed of ~200MHz. The chip also supported OpenGL ES 2.0. You can compare this GPU with others in the same GPU range from PowerVR. These are listed below.
|PowerVR SGX500 Series||SGX554MP4||32|
|SGX545||4/2 cores @ 533 MHz|
|SGX544MP2||8/4 cores @ 300 – 533 (Boost) MHz|
|SGX544||4/2 cores @ 384 MHz|
|SGX540||4/2 cores @ 200 MHz|
|SGX535||2/2 cores @ 200 MHz|
The basic specs for the GPU has been added below. The table above allows you to compare the GPU to others from the same PowerVR SGX500 Series of GPU’s, brought to market.
|Pipelines||4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader|
|Core Speed||~200 MHz|
|Date of Announcement||01.01.2008|
The GPU was used in the following mobile phones. This is not a complete list however it is a good list to work from. You can check the phones themselves and see how they perform and what they offer to see the ability of the GPU. These mobile phones are in no specific order:
|Huawei Ascend P1 XL U9200E||Motorola DROID MZ609||Samsung Galaxy Tab CDMA P100|
|Huawei Ascend P1s||Motorola XOOM 2 3G MZ616||Motorola XOOM 2 Media MZ607|
|Samsung I110 Illusion||Samsung Mesmerize i500||Samsung Fascinate|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab T849||Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250M||LG Thrill 4G P925|
|Huawei Ascend D1||Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi||Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0|
|LG Optimus 3D P920||Samsung P1000 Galaxy Tab|