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Benchmark comparison: Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S III vs Note 2 vs Optimus G Pro vs Nexus 4 vs HTC One

0. phoneArena 04 Apr 2013, 09:37 posted on

What could be more exciting than a benchmark comparison starring six of the best smartphones in the world?! Well, a lot of things, probably... but NOT when one of these smartphones is the one and only Galaxy S4! It's not really a secret that the GS4 is an amazing performer when it comes to benchmarks, but hey, it never hurts to give some perspective to its scores by comparing it to more and more Android smartphones. That's exactly what we've done here, so behold – the Galaxy S4 torches those benchmarks alongside the GS III, Note 2, Optimus G Pro, Nexus 4, and its biggest rival, the HTC One...

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posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:22

171. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 140; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


Fanboyism? More like it clearly has better specs and features than any phone to date. I smell a butt hurt failure x:

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 13:22 5

109. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


NEXUS 4 KILLED Galaxy S4 (8 cores??) IN BENCHMARK EGYPT
NEXUS 4 SMOKED EVERYBODY IN BENCHMARK T-REX
HTC ONE IS PAR WITH S4(8 cores?) in Quadrant
HTC ONE tops the AnTuTu, S4 with 8 cores lost by slightly.
Optimus G topped Vellamo, Htc one came second.
But the Galaxy S4 with 8 cores didn't even came closed
I still think the S4 is a good phone. Maybe just not perfomed that well in these tests?

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 13:52 4

115. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4000; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


You must be joking!
For one, you didn't read the article properly. The SIV, here, is the variant with Snapdragon 600 (quad-core)...but yes, it still is an SIV.
People talk about how benchmark scores don't matter in real life performance, but when we compare our phones again in real life, we'll refer back to the benchmark scores. How much the other scored against the other one. It's all in our mind!
Benchmark scores are shown for reasons...that's why they're called 'benchmark'.
It might not show us how it will perform in real time but theoritically, we know which device is making good use of the hardware with proper software optimization.
I'm not a fan of SIV nor One but both are equally one of the most advanced phones out there. And saying SIV is the best or One is the best is an opinion of fanboy-ism.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 17:50 6

141. iushnt (Posts: 1785; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


Don't troll.. Its okay if you hate s4 but why lie..? That much scared with samsung? I know hating Samsung is much difficult because they win all the time and haters have no other options then to cry and lie.. Same case was seen with Apple before and now with Samsung.. If nokia/motorola becomes top again then people hate them the most and it goes that way..

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 13:11

176. buggerrer (Posts: 306; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


You are correct sir. Almost always the MFG on top has committed the most evil, and therefore deserves my hate. For me the truth is I have always loved the look of Sense, and the functionality is usually not worse than stock-Android. Touch-Wiz is dumb and would be instantly replaced by a custom launcher. On the other hand, I've always hated phones with no SD/removable-batt, so S4 wins there. This article confirms to me that the performance of S4, One, and OP are all about the same as a G4, and that is more power than I probably need for the next 2 years, so all is equal. In the end, I just like the look of the HTC better (silver, not black).

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posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:18 9

64. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


In use no different btw s4 and one speed..both are great with no lag but why one is better:
-u can feel clear a solid phone when take it.
-u can feel clear sound when call with one
-u can feel reality color when see In lcd3
–u can feel a diamond technology and elegant when use sense 5
-u can feel best hdr recording with perfect sound
-u can feel that a in your hand when see one's design with perfect body
-u can feel bombastic sound when turn on its speaker

One all the way.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:31 11

71. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Just make sure you don't drop your "solid" phone. LMAO!
Also natural colours is no longer an issue on SuperAMOLED.(http://blog.gsmarena.com/samsung-gala​xy-s4-vs-htc-one-vs-apple-iphone-5-display-test-co​nfirms-amoleds-can-finally-do-accurate-colors/)

"–u can feel a diamond technology and elegant when use sense 5
-u can feel best hdr recording with perfect sound
-u can feel that a in your hand when see one's design with perfect body"
Diamond technology? feel best HDR recording with perfect sound? Perfect body? Really?!

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 13:25 6

110. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Dude, if you look at the screen on all galaxy 'Super AMOLED ' phones. The screen does not present real color. you can just tell.
S4 is an really disapointment piece of work .
it is really the nextbigflop! Lol

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 14:29 9

118. SleepingOz (unregistered)


We're not talking about all past SuperAMOLED here, we're talking about the one on the GSIV! Feel free to check the link I posted above before spewing such BS.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 15:47 1

130. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


U can find better competition above your post in top of page..
http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Screen-Comparison-Galaxy-S4-vs-iPhone-5-vs-Xperia-Z-vs-One-vs-Galaxy-S-III-vs-Lumia-920_id3286

Its clear super amould don't reach to perfect color as u mean..lcd3 and rotina is best.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 16:08 6

134. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Dude this comparison isn't as refined as the one GSMArena carried, there isn't any technical information in it. Also the GSIV they reviewed is a pre-production unit. So fail! =]
Why don't you jus check the link I posted from GSMArena?

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 21:24

154. iushnt (Posts: 1785; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


I still love super amoled plus of s2 and infuse.. Best screens so far..

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 15:30 2

126. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


Oooh sorry cheap plastic with toys design with exaggerate color is king..its your mean it? Maybe if u want.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 16:14 9

135. SleepingOz (unregistered)


"cheap plastic" that is sturdier and fare better in drop test than the so called "premium" aluminium of the HTC One. =]

"toys design" with bigger screen yet smaller body that is more comfortable(better ergonomics) to hold.

"exaggerate color" that GSMArena said to be better than the LCD panel of the HTC One.(Adope mode for natural colours and better sunlight visibility.)
http://blog.gsmarena.com/samsung-galaxy-s4-vs-htc-one-vs-apple-iphone-5-display-test-confirms-amoleds-can-finally-do-accurate-colors/

Come with some valid arguments next time buddy. You're just embarassing yourself here.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:46 5

87. Retro-touch (Posts: 273; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


Your arguments for HTC One seem farfetched, its just a phone, you'll put it in a case anyway and when you do a bigger screen will be better,

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 07:31 2

165. johnriii (Posts: 238; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


one would hope they would put it in a case, since it is a mini computer. how someone can carry any smartphone without one is beyond me. I usually buy my case within a week of getting my phone, if not sooner.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 15:50

173. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


I actually don't put any cover or case on my phone. A lot of my friends don't use it.
the reason is because I always hold my respect to the phone designer.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:19 14

65. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


HTC ONE IS THE KING OF ANDROIDS

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:25 13

67. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 140; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


Because of it's looks? I don't think so.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:37 10

80. Rayanx10 (Posts: 45; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


not because of the look i love everything about the HTC ONE

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:33 12

74. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Nopes, all the comparisons available between the One and the GSIV say otherwise. =]

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:36 7

78. lovenyc8 (Posts: 164; Member since: 13 Mar 2013)


who cares about tests all this websites they all get paid for reviews and fake tests. i only trust myself and i test my self don;t need some website to tell what is best with fake reviews that got paid with money

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:44 11

85. SleepingOz (unregistered)


"Never trust reviews from professional tech websites that say that my favourite brands aren't the best! 'coz they are biased! My fav brands are always the best, no matter what!" Right?

Typical fanboy's behaviour!

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:49 3

90. lovenyc8 (Posts: 164; Member since: 13 Mar 2013)


you the fan boy here i'm not a fan boy i'm only saying the truth never trust anyone only yourself. i have samsung note 2 and i have iphone 5 and now i will get the HTC One i buy the phone that is the best at the moment don't care what company there from.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 11:54 5

94. Rayanx10 (Posts: 45; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


i have the note 2 its a great phone but its so last year and i will be getting the HTC ONE i want something fresh not the same phone all over like the s4 that is the s3 again

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 13:28 2

112. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


You made a great point.
Thumbs up!

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 17:38 4

140. iushnt (Posts: 1785; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


When you start using the phone then you will only be looking at the screen.. I'm sure note 2 users will find HTC one funny as it is like beauty vs beast..beauty generally attracts females. I am sure by the end of this year people will be talking about s4, iPhone and note 3 and forget about htc one like last year (onex was lost by the end of the year) .. Even XZ have started fading out from topic so soon. Mark my words

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 12:11 10

100. SleepingOz (unregistered)


GSIV's pros:
Better CPU/GPU, better performances, better ergonomics, better camera, better build quality(probably),bigger screen in smaller body, better screen(can finally display natural colours with better sunlight visibility according to GSMArena), latest Android version, more features, more sensors, NFC, expandable memory, removable battery

HTC One Pros:
Better looking phone(subjective), "premium" feel in hand(but very very poor build quality), louder stereo speakers

Yet according to your "unbiased" conclusion, HTC One is better and tech sites that say otherwise are the biased ones?! Fu*k logic!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:30 2

172. gogowho (Posts: 37; Member since: 12 Mar 2013)


htc one has poor build quality. that is true and well known. more and more notice that. but you wont read it from websites. their machines are golden machine. besides, it's covered with plasic, too. it just makes you feel premium, but it is not.

posted on 04 Apr 2013, 13:27 1

111. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


That's exactly what you are doing right now. its LMFAO..

SleepingOz quotes:
( "Never trust reviews from professional tech websites that say that my favourite brands aren't the best! 'coz they are biased! My fav brands are always the best, no matter what!" Right?

Typical fanboy's behaviour! )

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