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The only iPhone 4's that I know of are the base 4, and the 4S.

"4G" is a mobile network standard. Like 3G and Edge and HSPA, etc.

Which iPhone 4 do you have? Unless, there really is an iPhone 4G in the international market.

EDIT: Heh, no iPhone 4G in the wild. http://ipod.about.com/od/understandingiphonemodels/f/Is-The-Iphone-4g-4g.htm
Edited by legoman786 - 11/12/13 at 3:57pm
    
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The faster speeds are a combination of less intensive hardware (smaller resolution), a dumbed down OS that runs *exactly* how Apple wants it, and lying and cheating.
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Its uaually the OS manufactures stack on top if android like HTC's sense or whatever it is that causes problems.
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One serious problem with Android is running everything in a virtual machine, which adds overhead which is why Google are going to abandon it. Now with 4.4 you are given the choice of either installing in Dalvik (normal Android) or direct to the metal language (machine language). While the latter is still experimental and requires more space once it is finalised and everything has been optimised Android will, hopefully, see a boost in performance as the SOC in Snapdragon 600, 800, Tegra 4 and Samsung's E5 series are incredibly fast.

Of course I'm not saying they can beat Apple's software optimisation however you can easily see that Apple also ensure their phones become obsolete through planned obsolescence. Older phones are automatically updated to a new OS that is too heavy on the hardware, forcing the user to get a new phone.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by legoman786 View Post

The only iPhone 4's that I know of are the base 4, and the 4S.

"4G" is a mobile network standard. Like 3G and Edge and HSPA, etc.

Which iPhone 4 do you have? Unless, there really is an iPhone 4G in the international market.

EDIT: Heh, no iPhone 4G in the wild. http://ipod.about.com/od/understandingiphonemodels/f/Is-The-Iphone-4g-4g.htm

i don't mate, its called 4G in Turkey it could but just a 4 but it's definitely not the 4S tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Liranan View Post

One serious problem with Android is running everything in a virtual machine, which adds overhead which is why Google are going to abandon it. Now with 4.4 you are given the choice of either installing in Dalvik (normal Android) or direct to the metal language (machine language). While the latter is still experimental and requires more space once it is finalised and everything has been optimised Android will, hopefully, see a boost in performance as the SOC in Snapdragon 600, 800, Tegra 4 and Samsung's E5 series are incredibly fast.

Of course I'm not saying they can beat Apple's software optimisation however you can easily see that Apple also ensure their phones become obsolete through planned obsolescence. Older phones are automatically updated to a new OS that is too heavy on the hardware, forcing the user to get a new phone.

tell me about it, we updated the 4 to iOS 7 and it all went downhill from there biggrin.gif
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