nonsense, get a newer phone, things are measurably faster

By: none (none.delete@this.none.com), September 9, 2022 12:55 am
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Anne O. Nymous (not.delete@this.real.addr.ess) on September 9, 2022 12:19 am wrote:
> anonymous2 (anonymous2.delete@this.example.com) on September 8, 2022 8:21 pm wrote:
> > nonsense, get a newer phone, things are measurably faster
>
> However giving the performance of last generation iphones (or mid-level and up smart phones
> in general, apple is ahead but even the CPUs used by modern android phones are still fast),
> things should have been plenty fast before.. Not arguing that differences can be measured,
> but I doubt that the raw performance difference is immediately noticed by a user?
> In other words, once you reached "fast enough" for most tasks you are in an area of diminishing returns performance
> wise (if however a newer process also allows more power efficiency that might enable longer run-times, which
> IMHO people will more sensitive to; e.g. I would probably notice a 10% increase in use-time on a single battery
> load relatively quickly, but I would likely not notice a 10% increase in CPU performance at all).

We all know what happens when more performance is available: you get more bloated software
and lazier programmers that don't "waste" time tuning their work. Not sure this applies to
smartphones, but it certainly is the case on computers.
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      nonsense, get a newer phone, things are measurably faster (NT)anonymous22022/09/08 08:21 PM
        nonsense, get a newer phone, things are measurably fasterAnne O. Nymous2022/09/09 12:19 AM
          nonsense, get a newer phone, things are measurably fasternone2022/09/09 12:55 AM
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