Samsung GALAXY Nexus tops Apple iPhone 4S in browser benchmark tests, trails it in graphics
posted by Alan F. / Nov 20, 2011, 7:56 AM
The Apple iPhone 4S did outperform the Samsung GALAXY Nexus when it comes to graphics, thanks to the dual-core SGX 543MP2 GPU from Imagination Technologies. Based on the results from the the GLBenchmark 2.1 Egypt and Pro tests, the Apple iPad 2 was the top device for graphics followed by the Apple iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S II with the Samsung NEXUS Galaxy in fourth place.
source: Andantech via AppleInsider
Samsung GALAXY Nexus OS: Android 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.1, 4.0 View Full specs
- Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
- Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
- Storage 32 GB
- Battery 1750 mAh(8.33h 3G talk time)
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posted on Nov 20, 2011, 7:59 AM 7
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The nexus is a fail- like others have mention the gpu is years old only clocked up. The pentile screen s0ck balls even if it was hd. Sure the nexus can be top browser mark but what happens when the gs2 get ics or if the 4s was the clocked at the same speed as the nexus. Also for those saying they will pick up the razr... that phone is a bigger fail- have you seen the browser performance on youtube? the phone lags like crazy when scrolling, pinch zoom, and even when watching videos. Are you guys seriously telling me that the 4460 in the nexus will be THAT much better than whats running on the razr?
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 6:11 PM 2
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SGX543 is a rebranded SGX540, with additional MP support. 4s has it probably clocked at 200mhz, but has 2 of them, while 4430 has one clocked at 384mhz. With two, 4s has more ROPs, texture units, etc, while 1 540 has fewer only clocked higher.
posted on Nov 21, 2011, 7:33 AM 0
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yeah, i know the MP2 version used in the A5 actually makes it the most superior that's why i said it's ONE of the best, not THE best. the only difference between the 4430 and the 4460 is the GPU is clocked up from 304MHz to 384MHz which is okay but not enough to make a discernible difference in real world performance.
posted on Nov 21, 2011, 3:22 PM 0
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Nice one GN , but i still will not buy it I dont understand why Google choose a processor with a GPU that is 4 years old, for me it would be better if they waited a bit more (since on the US they are launching it only on December) and released it with an OMAP 4470 that would have the PowerVR SGX 544 GPU that blows any other mobile GPU away
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:15 AM 9
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Still leaning towards the RAZR because of the expandable memory....for now...
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:20 AM 8
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Go to a Verizon store and pick up the RAZR, it's not very exciting.
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 1:49 PM 2
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Funny, I bought the Captivate on the first day it arrived - it was one of the best AT&T phones for a while, but now, that does not seem as important. The phone you buy today will be surpassed in quite a short time in the future.
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:21 AM 5
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And I wonder how chrome will perform if it ever becomes part of Android as rumors say. I can expect much better performance with more hardware acceleration and better GPUs coming down 2012. Good to see the device gearing up its game
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:27 AM 3
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eventually it will stabilize. past quad core there\'s really no need for a mobile phone. it will come down to other tech. battery life, build, sound, screen, and some new technology. im awaiting flexible phone\'s with flexible battery to come out.
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:29 AM 0
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not too shabby. the 3d performance isnt surprising. The i4s's A5 chip's strongest point is its GPU which is the best on the market. I was surprised to see it still taking 2nd place against the SGS2 in that category. Guess the hardware accelleration doesnt give it too much of a boost in 3d games, but it obviously does in non gaming applications by the looks of it. cool beans. Now, we need to have the T3 benched and compared.
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 8:58 AM 6
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Hey remix. I just wanted to let u know that I'm thinking of changing my username on this site to 'remix fanboy.' Just so u know :-)
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 12:24 PM 1
my brother , just wait for SGS III and its gonna beat s**t outta everybody out there. P.S. - so for most of the people 4s is the 5th best phone lol
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 4:42 PM 2
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We need to see if they picked such old gpu to provide stability, from benchmark it seems that they knew what they were doing. To be honest, smartphone's most important thing is connectivity and browser experience, not gaming. Even for gaming, we all know that we can plug xbox or ps3 controllers on our android powered devices: not bad at all, indeed.
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 9:19 AM 2
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IMO these are the top 5 mobiles: 5- Apple Iphone 4s 4- Motorola RAZR 3- HTC Sensation 2- Samsung Galaxy S2 1- Samsung & Google Galaxy Nexus
posted on Nov 20, 2011, 10:15 AM 6
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