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After trying out a number of iPhones and Android phones, I've come to the following conclusion:

The screens on Android phones aren't as responsive as those on iPhones.

I've tried older Android phones like the Nexus One and newer ones like the HTC Evo 3D, but all of them seem to have a slight lag when using the touchscreen. It just doesn't "feel" as responsive as the screens on the iPhone 2G/3G/3GS or 4. My friend (who owns an HTC Evo 3D and iPod touch) said the same thing about his Evo and iPod touch.

Has anyone else noticed this? It doesn't make sense to me considering that the newest Android phones have much more powerful hardware than iPhones.
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Yes the iPhone is much more responsive.
    
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I was just saying the same thing to my wife.

The other way around though. We both think the android has better response..

I am using an Inspire. She is using the white 32gb Iphone 4.
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Just depends really, anyone can modify or Root the android device to adjust sensitivity, my Xperia Arc is just as responsive, from what i see of it. Although, i have noticed the Iphone looks alot smoother since of all the animations.
   
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I disagree. Cant really say there is a difference between the iPad I am typing this on, and the thunderbolt it is currently tethered to.

Both respond just fine/instantly
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I agree, my wifeys iphone 4 is a lot more responsive than any of the android devices I have used, I just think their build quality is pretty high I guess. Too bad the ios is absolute garbage though....

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Part of the reason is that the iPhone has full hardware acceleration of the UI, so it feels more "responsive" than Android phones. This is offset by putting sheer raw hardware specs on most high-end phones, but once the Ice Cream Sandwich update rolls out hardware acceleration will be available on the Android platform.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jjsoviet;14567358 
Part of the reason is that the iPhone has full hardware acceleration of the UI, so it feels more "responsive" than Android phones. This is offset by putting sheer raw hardware specs on most high-end phones, but once the Ice Cream Sandwich update rolls out hardware acceleration will be available on the Android platform.

Haha I just love android os names, ice cream sandwich, AWESOME NAME BRO....

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Quote:
Originally Posted by jjsoviet;14567358 
Part of the reason is that the iPhone has full hardware acceleration of the UI, so it feels more "responsive" than Android phones. This is offset by putting sheer raw hardware specs on most high-end phones, but once the Ice Cream Sandwich update rolls out hardware acceleration will be available on the Android platform.

This. My phone is plenty responsive, just as responsive as an iPhone 4 most of the time, with near identical specs. The times it's not, full HW acceleration will fix I'm sure.
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