High quality real-time rendering in a mobile form factor is a reality on modern smartphones today, but requires the developer to write effective and efficient applications to make the best use of the available system power budget.

There are many details to get right, ranging from high-level application algorithm choices, all the way down to the fine detail of object mesh data encoding. Other articles on this site will explore key topics related to efficient use of Mali GPUs in more detail.

References: Drucker, Peter F. 1967.The effective executive.