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Fandroids drooling over CPU bound benches in a GPU benchmark. To get a fair comparison you need offscreen 1080P Egypt bench so that each phone is rendering at 1080P.



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You do see that S3 with Adreno225(the NA version) scoring a 50 right(while GS3 International & Iphone 5 score 59 & 60 respectively)?

The benches posted by XPwn are as useless as running 3DMark on an Intel 3970X + quad GTX Titan @ 800x600.
Edited by Clairvoyant129 - 3/27/13 at 2:29pm
 
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post #102 of 132
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Each phone has a different native resolution and it wouldn't be a fair comparison. Not to mention those benches show puny >720P which would make it a CPU bound benchmark not GPU. You need to run offscreen 1080P Egypt to show fair comparison but Android users wouldn't know that. rolleyes.gif


See above

We are talking about real-world here. We don't need to play crysis on our 1080p TV's.
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post #103 of 132
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Fandroids drooling over CPU bound benches in a GPU benchmark. To get a fair comparison you need offscreen 1080P Egypt bench so that each phone is rendering at 1080P.


Amazing 1080p GPU power gone wasted on a 4.0" 640p screen. Like running a Titan on 19" 900p.
Edited by sherlock - 3/27/13 at 2:30pm
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So releasing a cheaper phone with lower profit margins fixes that? Makes sense to me. thumb.gif

If it's cheaper, more people may buy it. That means it could potentially be a more profitable product.

Revenue isn't why wall-street is mad at Apple though, it is the profit margins of the iPhone 5 and their new lines that they don't like. They are lower than with the 4s and previous lines. Once they get their supply lines and mfg processes down and efficient the margins will increase again. A cheaper iphone does not do this for them.
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Fandroids drooling over CPU bound benches in a GPU benchmark. To get a fair comparison you need offscreen 1080P Egypt bench so that each phone is rendering at 1080P.


Amazing 1080p GPU power gone wasted on a 4.0" 640p screen. Like running a Titan on 19" 900p.

Do you not know what that benchmark tool is doing? It would seem that you do not.
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We are talking about real-world here. We don't need to play crysis on our 1080p TV's.

Weren't you arguing earlier that the SGS3 is better than the iPhone 5 because it gets better benchmark scores?
    
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iPhones suck, the CPU in the iPhone? Were that a quad, would've been epic. Instead, it's a dual and it sucks. iPhone users get screwed each time there's a new release.

Yeah, because it needs a quad.

Why does your rig have a quad with no HT? If it had a six-core with HT, that would've been epic.
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Yeah, because it needs a quad.

Why does your rig have a quad with no HT? If it had a six-core with HT, that would've been epic.

I rather have a lower core count CPU with higher IPC than more cores... i7 3770K/i7 3930K vs FX-8150 rolleyes.gif

Cortex A15 dual core destroys the Exynos quad core found in the international GS3 in a majority of situations.
 
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post #108 of 132
try reassigning hardware keys, creating custom gestures for opening certain apps. Try playing music by simply double tapping the homescreen, swiping left/right for prev/next track or up/down for volume control. Try swyping right on the status bar from anywhere to open SMS quick compose or swiping right to open dialer. Try turning on flashlight without even turning the phone screen on, by just holding the power button. Try MANUALLY adjusting camera FPS up to 60fps @ 1080p, separate exposure and light balance points. Try holding volume up for next track, volume down for prev. Try swyping up from bottom in any app to close it or open app switcher by holding it halfway. Try doing all those things without a single hint of stutter, dropped frame rates, lag. Perfect fluidity.

Try any of those things on an Android phone. My iphone 5 is vastly superior to my entire Galaxy line (s1, s2, s3). I especially like the fact that it's a phone, it's small and you don't know it's there when it's not in use. I don't like being on my phone a lot so I made every action on the phone fast, efficient and easy to access. For me, 4.7 inch and up is just not phone anymore. It's a media consumption device. Media consumption devices are nice, if you consume a lot of media. But you must ask yourself, if you spend 30 minutes a day consuming media (where the larger screen is actually relevant) then is it really worth sacrificing your testicular and penile comfort to carry such a large phone in your pocket or awkwardly hold the boat phone on top of your palm while slouching and doing a hunchback of notre dame with your neck? I mean sure, if you spend 4+ hours on the phone now and then that would make sense, to use such a large device, now and then. But consuming 4 hours of media every day would just make you a lifeless loser. The value of portability is long gone for most of you guys, but for me it is still very important.
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I'm curious how may people have used iPhone's. Not held them in the store or used their friends but actually used them over an extended period of time. Performance wise, they perform on par with Androids offerings and both reviews and actual use reflect that.

The spec sheet comparisons are about as close to being a noob as you can get and I'd expect on a forum like this that would never be used.
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I'm curious how may people have used iPhone's. Not held them in the store or used their friends but actually used them over an extended period of time. Performance wise, they perform on par with Androids offerings and both reviews and actual use reflect that.

The spec sheet comparisons are about as close to being a noob as you can get and I'd expect on a forum like this that would never be used.

Well said.
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