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iPhones score highest touch responsiveness, more than twice as responsive as Android and Windows Phone devices

0. phoneArena 01 Oct 2013, 05:00 posted on

Have you ever thought just how responsive to touch your device really is? This is after all a key factor in determining how fast it feels, and now researchers from Agawi came up with a benchmark test that measures response times down to the millisecond…

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posted on 01 Oct 2013, 12:20 2

89. Whateverman (Posts: 3224; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Right! Nothing wrong with saying the iphone is the smoothest, but all it has as far as I'm concerned. If the milliseconds matter to you... the iphone is the best for you. But the iphone just doesn't do enough for many of us.

posted on 01 Oct 2013, 12:41 5

92. Sniggly (Posts: 7113; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Note that literally no iFanboy ever had anything to say about touch responses on OSes until this article came out. Now that it has, they're all "Oh my god, I've always noticed those fifty extra thousandths of a second, and it totally ruins the experience for me every time!"

They're like freaking hipsters of nitpicky standards.

posted on 01 Oct 2013, 14:46

95. DukeX (Posts: 327; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


It's hilarious snig. Ifans take anything and run with it. They believe they have had soooo many advantages for years. Seriously man this elitist bs has to end one day. Like this one guy on the gmail ads in the app article. Claiming if google does it he will move to iphone. What a lame bs excuse. Similar to another guy who had a galaxy who would switch to iPhone if it didn't have FLASH. I don't even need to continue

posted on 01 Oct 2013, 12:58

93. intos (Posts: 86; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)


this article shows that iphone is more repsonsive than android but i must admit that, the s4 is not such responsive compare to the htc one ... htc one this year makes a diference

posted on 01 Oct 2013, 15:20 1

101. sunnyfpy (Posts: 54; Member since: 12 May 2013)


dumb test is but marketing gimmick! for dumb users.

posted on 01 Oct 2013, 20:18

117. kassi (Posts: 82; Member since: 25 May 2013)


for those who think 100ms dont make a difference, did you even watch the video? How can you say such things as: "who cares if i have to wait some extra 50ms". This totally misses the point.

For me this is the one single advantage iOS has over Android. It destroys the illusion of a perfect immediate interaction with the surface.
When you connect a mouse to your phone this delay is completely gone so it cannot be android itself it must be the interaction with the hardware.

posted on 02 Oct 2013, 02:27

121. Taters (Posts: 3255; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


IOS 7 is horrible and has something worse than lag. Before the icons fly in after pressing the home button or wake up button, you can't even open an app or swipe the screen until the icon fly in animation finishes.

That is worse than anything I have experienced on Android by far. Who cares about touch responsiveness when you don't even notice the difference until a test points it out. The lag on IOS 7 is super noticeable and annoying though. Should have stuck with iOS 6 to be honest.

posted on 03 Oct 2013, 05:43

127. murpheus (Posts: 2; Member since: 03 Oct 2013)


generation of the idiots

posted on 03 Oct 2013, 05:57

128. murpheus (Posts: 2; Member since: 03 Oct 2013)


i fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction...the world will have the generation of idiots.....

albert einstein

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