Slash Gear's iPhone 4S Review

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    The speed comparison video is pretty impressive...
     
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    yeah, the web browsing comparison impressed me the most, I'm amazed at the difference between the 4 and 4S. it was also slightly better than the t-mobile version of the samsung galaxy s2 which is 1.5ghz dual core. overall, i was very impressed with the review.
     
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    It is impressive but it looks like the iPhone 4 he was using wasn't using iOS5, there wasn't a reader button on that four. I wonder what it would be like with both running iOS5. Would be a much fairer test.
     
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    Wow, the 4S loaded the mobile and the full version of the site before the 4 got halfway... that's insane!
     
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    "Siri’s complex processing is done off-device at Apple’s data centers, rather than on the iPhone 4S itself"

    First time I have heard of this, would that make porting it to the 4 and iPad not possible?
     
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    Results of the video are automatically invalid on account of different operating systems....You can't compare the speed of an iPhone 4 running 4.x.x and an iPhone 4S running 5.0. Unfair fight.
     
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    Love how he loaded the mobile page on the 4s by accident, then loaded the full page, and it still beat out the Galaxy S2 by a hair.
     
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    Yeah well we have to see with the new update for android how it stacks up but eaitheir way I'm staying with my iPhone. I have an android as well the EVO 3d is not a bad phone but just hate the camera, and I hate waiting for updates, I sold my iphone 4 to pay for the iPhone 4s and i can't wait to get it :D
     
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    I really do think eventually Siri will come to the iphone4 even the iPad. It is in beta now and the 4S crowd are the beta testers. Better to have the top of the line iOS product to test the waters.
     
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    Whats more important is that all the phones were on diffrent networks, He had the 4S on Verizon, the G2 on Tmobile and the 4 on ATT.
    It makes the test invalid. If he would have just set them up wifi it would have been better.
     
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    My sister is giving me her update for my iphone 4. The 4s will compliment my Atrix very well.
     
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    Both iPhones were on wifi, you can see the signal bars on the screen.
     
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    This.
     
  19. bmms8 macrumors 68020

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    did anyone see the rest of the video?

    the 4s outperformed the galaxy s ii on all the sites they loaded.
     
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    want to see it on Verizon 3G compared to an android phone on verizon LTE and vs. ATT 3G (since they claim that the antenna tech now allows 14mbps)

    Also, the comparison with the android phone may not have been fair since the Android phone seemed to be loading flash on the webpage whereas the iphone 4s does not.

    Either way, really impressive.
     
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    Yeah, it was an interesting comparison but not apples to apples.
     
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    They were basically equal on initial load time and readability which is what matters. Who cares how long it takes to load the complete page (you know with Flash and all on Android)? I'd like to see it up against the 1.2GHz Exynos version of the S2 which has the quickest initial page loads I've ever seen up to this point.
     
  23. SK818 macrumors newbie

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    That iPhone 4S was Verizon too, so technically it should be even faster than that on AT&T's network where you can access those 14.4Mbps speeds.
     
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    Love my iphone 4 and I'm not a bias person, but those android test and iphone 4 test were not fair. First off he wasn't running IOS5 on the iphone 4 which makes safari run faster. With the Android test the phone is loading flash images and still kept up.
     

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