Probably a performance thing. What happens when you run e.g. Monkey Island, or another non-demanding game? At, say, 3000 cycles or so.
Daggerfall needed a good 486 back in the day, and that requires some powerful emulation. My old Note 4 struggles with Daggerfall, too, and it has a 2.7 GHz cpu. A Snapdragon 805, which is utter crap at emulation, but still.
To get an idea of your device’s performance, you can run this Magic Dosbox benchmark: