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06-18-2009, 11:07 PM #1
iPhone 3G S vs. iPhone 3G vs. Palm Pre Speed Test
This just popped up in my feeds. CNet did some completely unscientific speed testing comparing the iPhone 3G S, the iPhone 3G, and the Palm Pre. While some of the tests are entirely based on signal strength its still fun to watch while waiting for some jailbreak and unlock action!
The Power on Test
- Winner - iPhone 3G S at 19.34 seconds!
- Second - iPhone 3G at 48.18 seconds
- Last - The Palm Pre turned on in a dismal 1 minute 46.35 seconds
The Load a Webpage Test
- Winner - Palm Pre at 23.11 seconds
- Second - iPhone 3G S at 35.54 seconds
- Last - iPhone 3G at, uh never. It was on edge
The Take a Picture and Send it via Email Test
- Winner - Palm Pre at 40.32 seconds
- Second - iPhone 3G S at 54.03 seconds
- The iPhone 3G wasn't test since it was on edge
Of course there are many other things that speed would matter with that weren't tested but in CNet's unscientific competition the Palm won 2 out of three
06-18-2009, 11:10 PM #2
Well maybe the iphone 3GS its not the fastest phone out there but i still buy it and I choose it over the palm...its my opinion
06-18-2009, 11:16 PM #3
yeah iphone anyday cuz palm pre is not as sleek and its not favorable.
looks > stat
06-18-2009, 11:19 PM #4
Those are some lame tests I see. How about an itunes syncing speed test? :P
06-18-2009, 11:21 PM #5
Erm yeah...How about we do a test in a location where the 3G lives up to its namesake?
06-18-2009, 11:21 PM #6
Yeah, well, as stated before, they are very unscientific results. However, the iPhone will have something that the Palm will never have: a huge jailbreak community that results in almost unlimited customizations/apps/improvements to any smart phone; in fact, no other smart phone out there has such a huge and skilled jailbreak community (correct me if I am wrong...)
06-18-2009, 11:22 PM #7
Hope i don't get talked about but having my iphone for a year kinda makes the Pre a refreshing change could use the iphone as an ipod.
06-18-2009, 11:22 PM #8
Just wait until you need to call 911 and your phone takes two minutes to turn on...Sent From My iPhone
06-18-2009, 11:27 PM #9
Should have done a wifi test LOL
06-18-2009, 11:27 PM #10
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06-18-2009, 11:30 PM #12
It's like comparing the speed of a grey hound with a horse; totally different classes of phones. First, they are on different carriers, second the carriers are different in bandwidth (CDMA and GSM), third, AT&T has not rolled out their faster 3G speed yet, so inherently Sprint will win the internet speeds no matter what.
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06-18-2009, 11:30 PM #13
i neva turn my phone off anyways...lol...so yeah...and you guys dont have to feel like you need to defend the iphone...its a terrible test by technical standards...signal strenth wasnt played...i mean the 3g turned to edge lol...iphone PWNS
06-18-2009, 11:40 PM #14
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06-18-2009, 11:48 PM #16
06-18-2009, 11:52 PM #17I've Got Both Phones.
I have done the test over WiFi and Network.,..
Hate to tell all of you this but the pre wins hands down.
and the boot up speed is half of that .. something was wrong with her phone.
and and and who honestly turns off their phone until they need to make a call?
seriously, admit defeat.
06-18-2009, 11:55 PM #18
Why did the Palm Pre rape
06-19-2009, 12:11 AM #19
06-19-2009, 12:24 AM #20
updated to what? Sprint is already updating to 4g it will never be faster..
i admit, there is no way the pre will beat the iphone..
but c'mon it's got it's perks.
and push gmail and yahoo both.
i love apple and iphone. but competition makes progression.
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