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Based on our hands-on time with the Droid RAZR it appears that Motorola has updated its browser with the move to Android 2.3.5. Browsermark and Sunspider numbers are now in-line with Honeycomb based tablets as well as the iPhone 4S - perhaps a preview of what we can expect from Ice Cream Sandwich.


This is a follow up to the iPhone 4S benchmarks that showed iOS5 and iphone4S superior in browsing. This no longer seems the case as a simple OS update to Android has brought phones back on top. We saw this already with people running 2.3.5+ unofficial ROMs but now here is a stock phone.
Edited by Shadowclock - 10/18/11 at 12:29pm
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That dominance sure was short lived.
What changed? I thought anything under ice cream sandwich still ran the browser on 1 core.
     
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That dominance sure was short lived.
What changed? I thought anything under ice cream sandwich still ran the browser on 1 core.
I'm sure that is exactly what changed. The browser is probably now utilizing both cores in dual core phones.
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I'm sure that is exactly what changed. The browser is probably now utilizing both cores in dual core phones.
Probably this.
    
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I'm sure that is exactly what changed. The browser is probably now utilizing both cores in dual core phones.
Hur Derp. Makes sense lol, leave it to me to look for a more complicated solution. BTW thanks for the post, cool stuff
     
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Very nice, love to see the competition heating up.
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I should start defending Apple using all the lame excuses you guys were using in that other Anandtech thread.

"My scores don't match up at all! This isn't accurate!"

"I'm using a different browser so my scores are better!"

"iOS 5.1 will give me an increase in speed and leave ICS crying!!"

yada yada yada
 
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Yeah, take that, iPhone 4S.
    
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Originally Posted by ForumViewer;15357449 
I should start defending Apple using all the lame excuses you guys were using in that other Anandtech thread.

"My scores don't match up at all! This isn't accurate!"

"I'm using a different browser so my scores are better!"

"iOS 5.1 will give me an increase in speed and leave ICS crying!!"

yada yada yada

Ok bro.wink.gif
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Originally Posted by ForumViewer View Post
I should start defending Apple using all the lame excuses you guys were using in that other Anandtech thread.

"My scores don't match up at all! This isn't accurate!"

"I'm using a different browser so my scores are better!"

"iOS 5.1 will give me an increase in speed and leave ICS crying!!"

yada yada yada
It may, and then Android will be on top again. iOS and Android trade blows all the time, that's what keeps the industry moving forward.
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