Before getting down and dirty with the benchmark tests, we do notice the smartphone exhibiting some evidence of sluggishness while simply navigating its homescreen with a static wallpaper. Well, it’s not terrible to the point unusable, but clearly visible enough to catch our eyes – versus the smooth tendencies of the Samsung Galaxy S II line. As far as other basic tasks are concerned, like launching applications, it’s able to execute them with instantaneous results.
Right away, we’re averaging Quadrant scores between the 2,000 and 2,600 marks, which aren’t stellar to say the least, but more in line to being average. Naturally, with its 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, we would’ve liked it to see it obtain scores over the 3,000 mark, like the Samsung Galaxy S II, but alas, we’ll settle with it nonetheless. Meanwhile, it seems to fare better with the AnTutu benchmark test, seeing it spits out a total score of 5,977 – putting in line to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the score chart.
As much as some people might be bummed with the results, especially for being the newest thing on the block, we’re not all that surprised by it. Rather, it operates decently in the short time we’ve been checking it out, but of course, we’ll be putting it through some additional testing to see how it all comes down in the end.
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That's why I hate rapid progress. The don't do enough to optimize hardware with software and even with dual core you can see lags. Silly!
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 12:15 PM 5
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RAZR has no lag...
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 12:33 PM 5
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The nitro has a 720p SCREEN RESOLUTION meaning 1280x720. A very high density screen. The 720p on the captivate you're talking about is most likely the camera's capability of shooting at 720p... it only has a 800x480 screen resolution.
posted on Dec 03, 2011, 12:20 AM 3
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the captivate does not have 720p. the first US 720p screen is the Galaxy Nexus, then you have the Galaxy Note (see a pattern.. lol), and now these guys. The first problem with the phone.. come on.. who knows what im going to say..... is that crapdragon processor in it. No matter what people want to believe, it does not have the horsepower to push the phone. Ya cant blame this one on Sense or a strong overlay as LG overlays are nothing more than an app launcher and a few custom apps. Crapdragon processors just are not up to snuff when compared to ANY other dual core on the market. Heck your captivate at 1.5ghz runs better than that crapdragon at 1.5ghz. :)
posted on Dec 04, 2011, 9:13 AM 2
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It seems with the introduction of ICS, benchmarks have become irrelevent? Could this be an era where smartphones are judged in terms of usability and not numbers! The Qualcomm chip is not to blame as the Sensation XL UI is smoother and that thing has a 1.5GHz S2 with Adreno 205 graphics so if HTC can make it smooth I don't see why LG can't
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 12:31 PM 5
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THE REAL QUESTION IS it worth it to us to switch from at&t Samsung and HTC. because of LG's really bad updating history, in order for me to purchase this phone -LG will have to come out with a ICS time-frame statement as to when they will update the ice cream sandwich update NOW! i like the phone but i dont trust LG update policy. We need to know that after our purchase will LG, CARE and supply us with regular updates? or will they take the money and forget about there customer base?
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 12:42 PM 0
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remixfa, how do you explain this thing beating the sII in antutu?
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 3:48 PM 0
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I have seen Samsung single core devices run smoother than some dual core phones. It has to do with software more than hardware. Samsung has optimized their software very well to run smoothly. While Sense is a power hog and LG seems no different.
posted on Dec 02, 2011, 9:55 PM 2
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Quadrant seems more and more unreliable... My bro Evo 3D only runs 1800 +/-... Are you kidding that a 1.2Ghz duo corer only runs that low? i dont believe, and i believe that Nitro 3D can do more than that... a lot more than that.
posted on Dec 03, 2011, 9:32 AM 0
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the EVO 3D averages around 2000. the scores you see here for the Nitro are around the best a 1.5GHz S3 can achieve and it's probably a little easier for the Nitro to achieve because of it's lighter interface. i'd say the very best the 1.2GHz S3 in your EVO 3D can achieve is like 2200-2300.
posted on Dec 03, 2011, 11:45 AM 1
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