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I can't think of a single time when I was using my phone and suddenly thought, "Gee this thing is great and all but man it could really use an A15 processor! Then it would be perfection!"
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Originally Posted by GrizzleBoy View Post

My rig is vastly "slower" than many peoples here, but my screen is about 50% bigger than most peoples.
A cpu/gpu doesn't make a phone.

I don't care you have a 32" screen with a pitifully low resolution (1080P) and low PPI.

Resolution matters not screen size.
 
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iPhone 4S vs 5, comparison page.

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post #254 of 934
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Originally Posted by steelbom View Post

In what way? They're ahead in regard to the processor (out first) and the graphics, if it's a two fold improvement like they claim.
We're talking about the OS, not apps. But nonetheless, FaceBook was using a UIWebView (which is slow) until recently, and web browsing should be fine. I have no problems whatsoever even on my iPad 3. I see micro stutters (very, very slight) on the Nexus 7.
How is announcing it first being ahead of the curve? You'd think releasing it first would be "ahead of the curve".
It's not a pitifully low resolution, it's great for the screen size. Not much point in more than 300+ PPI.
Gah! It's not stupid. You don't listen. That quad-core won't improve ANYTHING that can't use more than two cores, which is the majority of EVERY app available. You may see more come along, but there's still heaps of areas that don't get any benefit at all! It's just a waste.
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Yes it is stupid and I hear you but you just don't seem to want to think ahead!

If an app cannot use more than two threads... Do you think it will ALWAYS be like that? No! If it cannot use more than two threads, does that mean the rest of the device stops using the other two threads?! No! So which device is going to be more fluid?! The one with the extra oomph! Quad core's are the way forward.
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guys, they're FINALLY updating those earbuds. Apparently they're terrible, but I'm not a sound guy and I use them everyday.
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Ugh, the colored iPod Touch's look terrible...
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Originally Posted by AllyOmega View Post

guys, their FINALLY updating those earbuds. Apparently they're terrible, but I'm not a sound guy and I use them everyday.

They truly are the worst earphones I've ever used (fairly decent sound guy).

Also... "EarPods".... really now?
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I don't care you have a 32" screen with a pitifully low resolution (1080P) and low PPI.
Resolution matters not screen size.

Screen size matters as well. I prefer larger screens (concerning phones), even if they have a lower PPI.
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His point came across to that after the discussion started. I was going off what I had quoted. Then he threw that in there. If he wanted to speak of user experience and such, then he should have stated. Not just said "specs dont always mean something is better". I can buy all the latest crap for my PC, but if i have some stupid program bogging windows/ *nix, its not going to be pretty.
I think he was being vague intentionally, but you can see how he meant software.
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It's not even out yet and they still have a massive Samsung shaped hurdle to get over regarding LTE.

And they're not the first to have announced an A15 CPU and unless they have it out before the end of the year they won't be the first.

The rest of the feature set? Catch up.
Before the end of the year? You must have missed the shipping one week later part.

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I'll keep my eyes open for those, but I can't say I've noticed them at all. Only when opening tonnes of apps and flying between them at a rate beyond useful (to test for just this sort of thing) has the frame rate dipped, but still no outright stutters. What are you doing when they happen?
Nothing in particular. Browsing settings, swiping home pages. They're very subtle.
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Not that your personal experience isn't true, I just trust the reviews a bit more.
Don't worry, I'm sure reviews are more thorough than the little go I had.
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if Steve was still in health, and CEO of Apple, I doubt this disappointing product would have been released. Its nothing new, nothing special, just better than previous, but same looking phone. I believe Steve would have taken the R&D much further, and design a completely new phone.

But still, with their established fan base from marketing, they'll still sell million of theses.
It's a greatly improved smartphone.

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I was able to play around with the nexus 7 and s3, and i felt it was more smooth than iOS. Also, my 4S does lag when it comes to browsing. And itll be when I usually have around 2/3 tabs open. Not good.

Not sure if Apple did this, but didnt they use in an argument that they announced product first, and thats how they won...
Totally different scenario. That's about patents, I'm simply talking about being "ahead of the curve".
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Ugh, the colored iPod Touch's look terrible...

The kids will love em though. Nothing wrong with choices.
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