Android 2.2 HTC Legend benchmarked – beats the standard Samsung Galaxy S

What’s the first thing you do when your phone updates itself to a new version of the OS? You BENCHMARK THAT ARSE, which is exactly what a user over at Androidpit (via XDA Forums) has done to his newly updated HTC Legend.

The interesting thing here is the way the Android 2.2 enhanced Legend manages to sneak in ahead of the Android 2.1 powered Samsung Galaxy S. Now, we know the art of mobile phone performance benchmarking is a strange world filled with arguments and counter-arguments, but still…

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… it’s great to see that even low-spec phones like the HTC Legend can be given a new lease of life thanks to Android 2.2.

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  1. MarkG

     /  November 15, 2010

    The Legend being “low spec” is a myth, purely based on the clockspeed on the box. The reality is (and people should know this from the desktop world) clockspeed is not really relevant these days..

    Also it’s not just the Legends CPU, it’s dedicate GPU also beats the pants of a HTC Desire…

  2. Anonymous

     /  November 15, 2010

    In turn the ZTE Blade with Froyo (Orange San Fransisco) beats the 2.2’d Legend. Ah, victory is sweet :D

    • Simon

       /  November 15, 2010

      Not quite. The ZTE Blade gets about 903 running the leaked debug build of 2.2 and it’ll get higher scores once a release rom is available. Not surprising really as both phones have the same CPU/GPU.

  3. Anonymous

     /  November 15, 2010

    since the Desire and N1 are the same speed (without froyo i assume) we can assume that a froyo Desire is the fastest android phone (with the N1) ?

    Nice. <3 my HTC Desire.

  4. Nizzy

     /  November 15, 2010

    since the Desire and N1 are the same speed (without froyo i assume) we can assume that a froyo Desire is the fastest android phone (with the N1) ?

    Nice. <3 my HTC Desire.

  5. Sgs Roxors

     /  November 16, 2010

    This article its funny because it had to mention ‘ standard’ because the galaxy s on 2.1 with lagfix installed scores over 2200

  6. sukalp

     /  November 19, 2010

    Yeah my Galaxy S with the lagfix scored 2300 in the quadrant benchmark even without overclocking.

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