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24 fps is hardly a modern thing. It's only that way because that's what film settled at.

As for the FPS, 50 to 60 fps feels far better, especially in a menu with smooth animations like the Android's.

The only valid reason to do this is power savings.


A stuttering video is a video with an unstable framerate or a framerate that is not a multiple of the refresh rate (so the duplicate frames, if any, are not in a consistent pattern).

A choppy video is a video which doesn't have the temporal resolution required to make whatever appear to move smoothly.
I can't see where I mentioned video playback anywhere in there, but ok.

Point is, Android is designed with a target framerate of 60fps, and HTC is screwing with that by limiting the framerate artificially to 30. System responsiveness apparently suffers, even if its by a tiny amount.

Given the device's specs, nothing should need to be limited, honestly.
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It's video, even if you're not playing a video from disk... I was explaining that it's not stuttering.
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