HTC 8X beats the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S III in SunSpider browser test

HTC 8X beats the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S III in SunSpider browser test
Microsoft said it has put a lot of effort optimizing the browser section of Windows Phone 8, and it has seemingly paid off. 

A SunSpider test, where lower score is the better one, measured the JavaScript performance on three high-end phones - the HTC 8X, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III - and the results are nothing short of astonishing for the Internet Explorer browser.

Well, the HTC 8X came out on top, beating the famed A6 processor rendering of the iPhone 5 by a whiff, and staying ahead of the Galaxy S III by a huge margin.

This goes to show that with the IE optimizations in Windows Phone 8, and the dual-core Snapdragon S4 processors, the WP8 flagships are up with the best for browsing - if you don't come across an Adobe Flash-laden site you need to check out, of course, but this holds true for iOS, too, and for the latest iterations of Android as well.

via WMPU

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Windows Phone 8X
  • Display 4.3 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
    1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 1800 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1

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