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I've been doing a bit of reading on XDA and it seems that some people are getting cooler temps on their CPU with some custom kernels... I'm still learning about all this Android stuff coming off the iOS after 4 years... Thought I'd let you all know wink.gif
Mine seems to get a little hot after messing around on it for a bit... Already rooted, just researching the different kernels for my carrier (Sprint).
Also, people found that when the CPU was OC'd to 1.82 Ghz it was benching lower results then on 1.72 Ghz (I believe those were the numbers). Just an FYI thumb.gif
post #92 of 2113
I just switched from Verizon (Galaxy Nexus) to Sprint (Galaxy S3)today and the S3 is just so superior to the Galaxy Nexus hardware wise. The hardware is so much of an improvement that its worth the wait to get Jelly Bean.
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Got my S3 today, called up to the store and on my lunch break the guy told me he had 2 left. He offered to hold it for me until I got off work at 4. Walked in, we did the setup,a nd I walked out 15-20min later with my s3 in hand and a free screen protector which is nice until i can afford my defender otterbox case.

This phone feels so great to use. Everyone was complaining about the screen but I dont see the problem, I used to have a Nexus and a Rezound and this screen is better in my eyes then both of em. Everything is very smooth and the transitions are jitter free. The camera is not too shabby and is great for someone like me who doesnt own any other camera besides the one in my phone.

Also this thing plays music pretty well, it is basically going to be my mp3 player 90% of the time and it sounds pretty good. I got the tech bite, I cant put this thing down.
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Everyone was complaining about the screen but I dont see the problem, I used to have a Nexus and a Rezound and this screen is better in my eyes then both of em. Everything is very smooth and the transitions are jitter free. .

I wouldn't say its as smooth as the Nexus with Jelly Bean, but its definitely really smooth for an ICS device.
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I just switched from Verizon (Galaxy Nexus) to Sprint (Galaxy S3)today and the S3 is just so superior to the Galaxy Nexus hardware wise. The hardware is so much of an improvement that its worth the wait to get Jelly Bean.
Have you noticed it being faster for anything? It's better on paper but I want to know if there are any apps that are taking advantage of the hardware
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So how is the GPU of the Tmobile Galaxy S3?
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Just got back from the Verizon store with it. Was going to get the 32 GB since work is paying for it but they're on back order, so I just settled on the 16GB since I have a 32GB SD card anyways.
Love it so far. Way lighter and faster than the original Motorola Droid I've been using for the last 2-3 years.

Didn't care for any of the cases they had in store, so I'll probably order a leather one online since the otterboxes are just too chunky for me.
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So how is the GPU of the Tmobile Galaxy S3?
I believe it is the Mali-400 MP, right? Benchmarks indicate that the Adreno 225 is notably better from what I've seen (I think it was Anandtech). It's the HTC One X's Nvidia Tegra 3 that is screwing the pooch, but that's par for the course with Nvidia. They are the Apple of graphics cards.
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I believe it is the Mali-400 MP, right? Benchmarks indicate that the Adreno 225 is notably better from what I've seen (I think it was Anandtech). It's the HTC One X's Nvidia Tegra 3 that is screwing the pooch, but that's par for the course with Nvidia. They are the Apple of graphics cards.

From what I've seen I thought the Tmobile S3 used the Snapdragon S4, which apparently uses the Adreno 225, but I'm not familiar with these ARM socs
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I believe it is the Mali-400 MP, right? Benchmarks indicate that the Adreno 225 is notably better from what I've seen (I think it was Anandtech). It's the HTC One X's Nvidia Tegra 3 that is screwing the pooch, but that's par for the course with Nvidia. They are the Apple of graphics cards.

From what I've seen I thought the Tmobile S3 used the Snapdragon S4, which apparently uses the Adreno 225, but I'm not familiar with these ARM socs
You are correct! Wikipedia had a nice comparison table but it appears to be empty now. I was thinking that all non-4G LTE carriers were using the international version but I was mistaken. (The international version has the Mali-400 MP.) The One X international version has the Tegra 3 chipset, but North America version has our Qualcomm chipset. Nvidia is buying game effects TWIMTBP-style, but none of us North American owners get to experience that since quad core phones apparently don't like 4G LTE.

Edit: Never mind. You just have to click the "show" link on the table. It's all still there.

Edit Again: Those Anandtech articles may have been comparing the Mali-400 and not the MP4 version to the Adreno 225, so it may not be better. Too many variations to keep track of.
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