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My Dad has a Galaxy Nexus, all I can say is that I'm jealous. Blows my HTC Desire to bits, but that's to be expected.

 

The phone is really quick, not noticed it lag at all.

 

Even if it's not the best internally, it's by far the best looking phone I've ever seen. It feels great to hold and the screen doesn't actually seem as big as it is. Overall it gets 5/5 from me!

 

OS has a few problems but other than that it's also absolutely cracking.

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Originally Posted by Tunapiano View Post

and why do you think it has a crap processor? it's a dual core which is more than most phones.

To be honest, those scores aren't very good. I get 2450+ in quadrant with my Razr. It has the same processor as the US Gnex but without ICS.
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To be honest, those scores aren't very good. I get 2450+ in quadrant with my Razr. It has the same processor as the US Gnex but without ICS.

So? I get 2700+ on my OC'ed Droid X. It's quite obvious now that these benchmarks really suck for gauging perfomance. I know for a fact that the experience on the Nexus is much faster and smoother than on my Droid X. I think the Quadrant score goes to show you how fallible the test really is...

Edit: and my Droid X is a single-core 512MB RAM phone.
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So? I get 2700+ on my OC'ed Droid X. It's quite obvious now that these benchmarks really suck for gauging perfomance. I know for a fact that the experience on the Nexus is much faster and smoother than on my Droid X. I think the Quadrant score goes to show you how fallible the test really is...
Edit: and my Droid X is a single-core 512MB RAM phone.

Yea, the Quadrant benchmark is not a good indication of performance. Galaxy S2's are known to be over 4000+.
    
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I used to be a fan of Anandtechs reviews, but right now the only ones I look at are the screen analysis.
Its just if he truly knew what he was talking about, he would stop using stock browsers and use Opera or another one, its just amazes me how bad the stock one is in compared to Opera, but they seem to have fixed that with Ice Cream Sandwich clearly.
I also think he used to be more investigative about the scores... Its like why does the Xoom score 50% higher then the iPad 2 in broswer mark, but only his 10% faster at Sunspider?
In all truth, Apple has a really good GPU, with absolutely nothing to tax it, but the CPU isn't close to the OMAP 4 Tegra 2 or Snapdragon dual cores.
Trust me with this, if you have Android phone, use Opera mobile, the full version. Its stupid fast compared to stock browser.

The only true comparison is testing a phone 'as is.'

There are so many tweaks you can make to Android and iOS that you need to draw the line somewhere. Testing both at stock gives a natural and fair comparison, in fact it would be the only credible comparison.

I totally agree with this.
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I like the looks of things.
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Not bad, not bad at all. iPhone 4S wasn't on top for very long. thumb.gif
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You know why? Because it lowers the quality of images at will. Stock one just downloads the ones 'as is'.

That's Opera Mini.
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The only true comparison is testing a phone 'as is.'
There are so many tweaks you can make to Android and iOS that you need to draw the line somewhere. Testing both at stock gives a natural and fair comparison, in fact it would be the only credible comparison.

You don't seem to understand, its Anandtech, not consumer reports. If you are looking at Anandtech, you aren't a stock everything.
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Wow and i thought my overclocked evo was fast!! Lol
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I used to be a fan of Anandtechs reviews, but right now the only ones I look at are the screen analysis.

You're not a fan of any that doesn't bash Apple.
 
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