Posted by Jayce Ooi as Software
Most of the smartphone CPU has multiple speed stages. Take Samsung Galaxy S II as example. It has 6 stages ranging from 1.2 GHz, 1 GHz, 800 MHz, 500 MHz, 200 MHz and deep sleep mode. Do you know which speed stage does your Android phone uses the most? If no, CPU Spy for Android is the application that will tell you. CPU Spy displays the time of the CPU spends in each frequency state. It is a useful tool to diagnose battery problems. And understand it better to tweak by overclock / underclock and undervolt.
CPU Spy for Android
Based on above picture, the 500 MHz and 200 MHz speed stages are the most frequent used. By undervolt them will sure increase battery life performance.
Download CPU Spy for Android at Android Market here.