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Cheat this! New benchmark claims to have solved cheating, pits the Galaxy S4 with the HTC One

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:07

Buying a new smartphone is usually a joyous occasion (even for non-nerds), so much so that most of us usually forget that the industry is downright ruthless. The battle for dominion continues to rage on

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posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:10 32

1. PointMaza (Posts: 60; Member since: 14 Dec 2012)

well as far as i know S4 lags as hell, the HTC One is way more smoother and better than that Plastic Toy..

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:16 24

2. MrKoles (Posts: 368; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)

so much hatred...

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:18 21

4. PointMaza (Posts: 60; Member since: 14 Dec 2012)

@Mr Koles i'm speaking the truth..

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:22 19

6. NexusPhan (Posts: 632; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)

HTC one is easily damaged, dented and scuffed. The GS4 is a much more forgiving phone to damage because of the plastic.
I agree that touchwiz is the worst thing to happen to android since the HTC Thunderbolt.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 11:16 11

20. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)

Touchwiz is what made Android as popular as it is today. Just saying.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 19:03

33. jaychildz (Posts: 129; Member since: 31 May 2013)

if you don't take care of your phone then duh but damn my One has not a blemish at all. Stop that build quality ish, a 3yr old can mess an iphone as well as a htc or galaxy device.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 10:31 8

17. MrKoles (Posts: 368; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)

I know that speaking against Samsung has become popular, but what´s good will stay good even if haters say the opposite...

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 10:51 10

19. Adithya7184 (Posts: 319; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)

one of my friend own an s4...he didnt experianced a single lag till now...may be you need to take ur phone to nearest service centre to solve problems...or may be u r an butthurt hater...thats it.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 14:05 4

28. eN16HTMAR3 (Posts: 253; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)

Yeah, you are right, but the issue is HTC itself. Their features are lacking and quite buggy. As wel as if you do not have beats audio going on the HTC One. The sound quality is garbadge. Beats bailed from HTC and I wonder why............... So yeah you are right. The One has great design and materials, but is light years behind when it come to features and software. Just saying. That and their android overlay/ skin is ugly and it sucks to navigate.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:26 19

8. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

The GS4 runs perfectly smooth in most cases. I don't own one but a lot of my friends do. My HTC One never outperformed their phones in anything except in poor ergonomics, overheating, dead pixels, gaps, taking forever to lock onto a gps signal on google maps, and unresponsive home buttons.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:47 4

14. oNEWorld (Posts: 140; Member since: 01 Aug 2013)

you must not have ever owned an HTC one and just listing all the problems you have gathered from online. stop trying to make the one look inferior to the gs4.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 10:17 7

16. SleepingOz (unregistered)

Well, it is actually.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 11:16

21. Mrmark (Posts: 303; Member since: 26 Jan 2013)

Yes I have had both s4 and HTC one on sprint now I am using the Nexus 5 on sprint ( best in terms of phones) I actually like touchwiz more than HTC UI although blink feed was coo. I missed multi window ! Not really to much lagg on neither devices although I would say s4 did lag sometimes .. I missed there calendar widget .... The camera on the HTC one was terrible I don't care what anybody says mine did get a dead pixel that I could only see we loading up phone at the top s4 felt cheap after I got my HTC one ...not before ... All and all they were both great phones to use ... I preferred the s4 but only because I liked touvhwiz UI .

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 17:00

31. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

You don't have to believe me but that is the truth. I had two HTC One handsets actually. One had dead pixels so I had to exchange it for the other.

posted on 25 Nov 2013, 14:28

41. ngo2dd (Posts: 896; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)

This dude is lying. When he say the GPS take forever you know he is lying. The GPS on the one is much faster then the S4. He been bash HTC before the one even came out. Why would someone hate a company buy their product. He is a sad troll.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 11:57

22. jacko1977 (Posts: 428; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)

keep dreaming

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 13:14 1

25. rd_nest (Posts: 1656; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)

well as far as i know HTC One lags as hell, the GS4 is way more smoother and better than that non-selling Toy..

Everyone can play the game.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 16:34

30. ph00ny (Posts: 1507; Member since: 26 May 2011)

I have the sprint raped s4 and it surely doesn't lags as hell. I have the same amount of occasional stutter I had with iPhone that it replaced

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 22:43

36. gixxerrider311 (Posts: 25; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)

I agree with your statement, I have a HTC One and I have NEVER seen a force close message on any of my apps but my friends S4 does it all the time and it's laggy as well.

posted on 22 Nov 2013, 00:48

37. giri.1131 (Posts: 22; Member since: 21 Feb 2012)

Use nova launcher on s4, improves its performance 3 times

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 07:11

42. philfoster (Posts: 34; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)

Haters come around, go around

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:18

3. cezarepc (Posts: 718; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)

Alright that's something measuring real world performance right there. A very much improved version of Epic Citadel since it runs actual games.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:20 2

5. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Mostly likely because the S4 uses ddr3 and the HTC One ddr2 ram rather than the higher clock. And the HTC One internals are a mess stacked into a pyramid of crap and ignore thermals and proper placement.

Basically HTC sucks and they try and hide this behind the simplest skin they could conjure up. It is called Apple tactics.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:23 3

7. Ninetysix (Posts: 2671; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)

It's not called Apple tactics since it's a failure.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 22:28

35. Pancholo (Posts: 380; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

Apple will not fail simply because it is Apple. The rest, however, are not Apple, so they can fail hard even if they copy their tactics faithfully.

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:30

9. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)

if you really want to laugh follow the linkhttp://www.theverge.com/2013/11/21/5129052/south-park-console-wars-steve-ballmer-bill-gates

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:30 1

10. Doppiadi (Posts: 15; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)

They should do something like this to compare ui, browser, messaging apps. It would make much more sense to me and to many others that get a phone for productivity purposes

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:39

11. ZPM101 (Posts: 28; Member since: 12 Apr 2010)

lol..all you kids are soo funny =/

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:45

12. enthasuium (Posts: 138; Member since: 21 Nov 2013)

Bit of a slap on Anandtech!!!

posted on 21 Nov 2013, 09:46 5

13. cncrim (Posts: 910; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)

I own both device I admit the HTC One is much more smoother than s4. I experience some hickup here and their with s4, and yes the s3 dont have those touchwiz is a blame.

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