I think the report does mention the terms average, below average and above average. And in one instant says that the phone outperformed 70% of the other 3G phones. I think the lack of tabular data and the use of semantics instead of number leaves the report a bit low on credibility. If I was comparing phones for a living I would certainly prefer not to prepare such a report, which is so equivocal in its conclusions and analysis.
you expressed what i wanted to say. Its not fare to just compare iPhone4S to itself. We better make benchmark with other phone in terms of tech specs. And then make adjusted opinion whether its worth the higher price.
Above average, average and below average are some good terms to use. As I am trained to be an engineer, I would feel the article being more objective if data is provided in some form.
Personally, iPhone 4S produces really good sound quality although I can hardly differentiate stereo in playing youtube or music through build in speaker. Performance is no doubt one of the top. Yet, lack of true multi-tasking would affect sales in 2012. I am waiting for how Android 4.0 plays out and what is going to come with iPhone 5.0.
This story doesn't really say anything.It's a bunch of unsubstantiated, non-analytical data that seems to confuse unscientifically tested network performance with phone performance.
...nothing here of interest.
@Sylvie: It looks good test method and report. Can you provide some graphical and numerical data? This may provide more insight to relative differences. Also, how does it compare with other top line mobile devices?
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