By November 27, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Nexus benchmark

Galaxy Nexus-main Earlier this week I got my hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and recorded a pretty long unboxing and demo video. Normally, as part of the demo video, I include a quick run through using Quadrant to benchmark the relative performance of a new device and this time was no different.

I commented in the video that I was surprised that the benchmark results were not much higher given that the Galaxy Nexus has a dual-core CPU. However, as several viewers pointed out Quadrant is not optimised for the new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system so the results were somewhat queued.

In order to resolve that and to give a fairer representation of the speed I decided to record another benchmark video, this time using AnTuTu Benchmark, this gives a far more realistic benchmark and to see how that compares to another device we’re running up against the XPERIA Arc which has a 1GHz single-core CPU.

Check out the video below to see how the Nexus does!


Galaxy Nexus benchmark


One other thing I wanted to clear up also. There has been a lot of discussion (arguments) on the YouTube video about the video recording capability of the Galaxy Nexus. It records HD in either 720P or 1080P not as several other people claim 1280P (which I’ve never heard of anyway!). I’m showing that in the video too! 🙂


Posted by: Matt

Post Tags: [Google, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus Prime, Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich,]

Posted in: Videos/Unboxings

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