With the Iphone4S processor being 800Mhz and 512 RAM, are you less pleased
As reported by TIPB. The A5 chip evidently has been under-clocked, thank god for ioverclock, speed intensifier and fake clockup, but thats another topic. The 4S is 800Mhz instead of 1Ghz which is kind of displeasing. Speed is always the reason for battery drainage. And 512 RAM. I think alot of people expected 1 GB of Ram and 1Ghz processor but oh well.
Does this change your mind about buying a new Iphone4S? I still want 1 because I have to have Apples newest product but its a little displeasing.
PS - If this has already been talked about, please disregard.
- 10-11-2011, 08:29 PM #2
Not at all. Apple knows how to optimize software such that it runs smoothly on apparently lower-specced hardware. Believe me, I've used dual-core Android devices with 1 GB of RAM and they were still laggy and required frequent reboots.
- 10-11-2011, 08:30 PM #3
- 10-11-2011, 08:30 PM #4
Eh... Changes nothing to me. Did you not look at the benchmarks? The performance is twice as fast. The clock frequency is absolutely irrelevant, as is the number of RAM, if they can achieve these results.
I wouldn't care if it was a half-core, 300Mhz processor and 50MB of RAM if they can double the real world performance. Why in the world would it matter to anyone what the number is on the chip if the performance is actually 200% better? ...
- 10-11-2011, 08:34 PM #5
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- 10-11-2011, 08:39 PM #7
My wife's iPhone 4 works just as smoothly as the day I bought it (February on Verizon). I can't say that for any of the Android phones I've tried for more than a week, and all of them have had higher specs than the iPhone 4S.
- 10-11-2011, 08:42 PM #8
- 10-11-2011, 08:46 PM #9
my 5year old laptop only has 1 gb of ram and it does everything fine, I can even play call of duty 4 on it. I also can have a bunch of programs open and its fast. I can't believe that 1GB of ram has become considered a must have on smartphones these days.
- 10-11-2011, 08:54 PM #10
Processor speed is alway relative to what the OS is meant to do. Even in the Android world people get worked up over 800Mhz processors even though one processor is different from another and how the device uses it can also differ.
Given the fact that Apple really didn't make huge leaps in design this time around (bigger screen, new casing, 4G LTE) I still expect the phone to work as a high end smartphone. GPU will also help.
- 10-11-2011, 08:57 PM #11
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- 10-11-2011, 09:42 PM #17
Jailbreaking is not really a 3-5 minute process, considering how difficult it is to find a working jailbreak most of the time, and the fact that every update means another jailbreak is needed..
- 10-11-2011, 09:45 PM #18
- 10-11-2011, 10:45 PM #19
It doesn't matter what the specs are as long as it is as fast as they say it will be. I am sure that 1 ghz and 1 gb of ram will come when it is needed. I trust Apple to provide us with a product that is far better than their last. They can't afford not to.
- 10-11-2011, 11:11 PM #20
- 10-12-2011, 03:04 AM #21
Also, maybe Apple uses the good kind of RAM. there was a big Russ about the Thunderbolt only having 512 RAM while while the ATT Attic had a gig or RAM. Turned out the Thunderbolt has a better quality RAM. Sorry, I do not remember what is called.
- 10-12-2011, 04:23 AM #22
I don't know how many of you have experience with iOverclock and FakeClockUp. But iOverclock clocks the cpu up higher to what it can because all Iphones are underclocked for battery reasons. Than fakeclockup speeds up animations like loading screens and in and out of apps. Thes 2 mods together make the iphone4 lightning fast compared to not having them. Overclocking and underclocking a iphone has a very noticeable difference. The first app I download when i do a restore and jailbreak is these 2 apps. Battery life is probaly dropped 10% and is completely safe and with the advanced system app I used to have (can't remember the name) keeps track of the internal temperature on the iphone. The phone doesn't heat up at all. Basically my point is 800mghz vs 1ghz is noticeable. Alot more noticeable than 1ghz to 1.2ghz.
- 10-12-2011, 05:05 AM #24iPhone Intermediate
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