HTC One X vs Galaxy S II vs Note vs Nexus: Benchmark comparison
The HTC One X was so anticipated not only because it marks a new beginning for the manufacturer, but also because it features the brand new quad-core Tegra 3 processor. This being the first phone to hit the market with this chip, it was very interesting for us to compare it against some of the best handsets out there.
We decided to compare the One X with the Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus. All are fearsome opponents, save for the Nexus, which isn't so good at benchmarks, but we decided to throw it into the deal anyway. As can be seen from the results below, the One X literally obliterates the competition in most tests, except for the graphically-centric NenaMark 2, where the Galaxy S II reigns supreme, probably due to its significantly lower resolution. In other tests, though, especially the system-wide AnTuTu, the One X's Tegra 3 has shown that it's a force to be reckoned with.
Check out the results we got with the handsets, and don't forget to share what you think with your comments!
1. bloodline (Posts: 693; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)
Came in, saw Ray S, didnt read, posted comment, left
2. Rotate (Posts: 26; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)
this doesn't seem fair... S2 with stock ICS gives over 4000 in Quadrant... why is it tested with a GB rom, when ICS is already out, and it that gives the proper scores?
19. clevername (Posts: 1429; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)
My guess, based on the picture, is that they're using the i777, us att version, of the galaxy s 2, which is still running 2.3.6 because att has not yet pushes an official ics rom.
21. clevername (Posts: 1429; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)
OK at the risk of sounding like a huge douche, I need to retract that last statement...seems I was dead wrong. Oops.
3. TROLL.ISAHA (banned) (Posts: 535; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)
Amazed.... But if the S2 was rooted and clocked at 1.5mhz, would have been near-nuff?????? Think so.....
5. ogiveyakuza (Posts: 21; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)
benchmark is nothing, what more important is the real life experience....
16. c.hack (Posts: 514; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)
Very true. Unless you're planning on running AnTuTu to try to impress your friends, real life beats meaningless benchmarks - most made up to make the CPUs or GPUs look good.
For those few pathetic people who are extolling their phones to other geeks because of their benchmark score - you need to get a life.
36. aarongzmn (Posts: 46; Member since: 22 Mar 2010)
I agree that real life > benchmarks but no need to get all uptight about it.
7. Doakie (Posts: 1272; Member since: 06 May 2009)
Lol. Exynos fanboys? No way that those could exist.
9. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 397; Member since: 24 May 2011)
i get 4000+ scores on quadrant with sgs2 with 4.0.3.
Samsung Galaxy S II still rocks..!
10. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 885; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)
This doesn't matter until the One X with the quad core hits the US. So far we will be getting the dual core so give us a dual core rating comparison.
11. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)
The S4 in the lower end model HTC One S beats Tegra 3. I'm glad the US variant will ship with the S4 instead and have LTE on board!
33. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
Yep. Dual-core S4 beat the quad core processor of the Huawei Ascend D Quad XL or whatever, which was claimed to be the fastest.
Now it's just S4 vs Exynos.
23. Lboogey6 (Posts: 266; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)
But....everyone is waiting for the gs3 ...true game changer
41. BrandonRico (Posts: 12; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
I completely agree with you about the GS3. That's the phone I really want. Currently, I have the Epic Touch 4G and I love it, but I seriously doubt that Sprint will be getting the GS3 anytime soon. My guess is later in the year. Until then, I'll be getting the EVO 1 to hold me over. Hopefully, the EVO 1 will be quad-core. Every article that Phonearena has put out says the E1 will be dual-core. If it's not quad-core, I won't be getting it.
44. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)
You must have deep pockets to buy one phone and then buy another one only 3 months later. Deep pockets and little patience.
45. BrandonRico (Posts: 12; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
I wouldn't say that I have deep pockets. I have a good job and I work hard for the things that I want. I usually buy two phones a year. That's only $800 a year if you really think about it, considering I get up to $130 for my trade ins.
46. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)
Fair enough. You sound like you would be a good candidate for the Best Buy Buyback Program. At your rate of adoption, you would be able to get back ~$300 per phone trade in. I'm mostly glad you don't buy apple. Nice avatar btw.
14. bloodline (Posts: 693; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)
This is the third post today where Ray S has got several complaints........
15. ph00ny (Posts: 606; Member since: 26 May 2011)
Odd. I'm getting 43 fps with the note. Stock speed
24. Lboogey6 (Posts: 266; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)
Kinda been disappointed with HTC the American versions at least it always seems shipped only 90% cooked hopefully ics helped.... Ex. Sensation rebooting issue loved the phone but no thank you amaze battery life and bulky
25. jump454 (Posts: 5; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)
Why didnt this review have the skyrocket in the review rather than the regular s2? And this test should really say non U.S market HTC one x. So not to be confused with the one were actually getting. Then benchmark them all again when they actually get a version of it to test.
29. pkiran1996 (Posts: 165; Member since: 22 Oct 2011)
The Galaxy S2 they are using has outdated firmware. It's not even the latest version of Gingerbread...this test is unfair and inaccurate.
37. hueythecat (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Apr 2012)
The S2 with an uptodate ICS ROM and Siyah Kernel clock in at around 4300+ on quadrant.
Its pretty awesome sans the bloatware
38. Hmong_Xiong (Posts: 32; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)
We'll just wait for the Galaxy S3 to kill this...
40. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
HTC one x last year's android flagship