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GPU

Graphics Processing Unit

The part of a device's circuitry that handles the display and animation of visual elements.

It may integrated into the main processor (CPU) or it may be a separate chip.

See: Processor

A better and/or faster GPU allows a phone to display video and complex game animation more smoothly.

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