- Nov 27, 2012
- Reaction score
​Have you ever had the feeling that typing on Android phones is harder and less-responsive than typing on an iPhone? Well, if you have, then now its time for you to find out that iPhone's touchscreen has a much faster response time than its Android or Windows rivals. This is according to benchmarks from cloud streaming company Agawi.
Speaking to Venturebeat, Peter Relan, Agawis CE​​O, said the following:
App responsiveness is judged by how quickly the app can respond to your inputs. Smartphones with touchscreens that have lower MART scores feel snappier. This is probably why, to many users, the iPhone keyboard feels more responsive than an Android phone keyboard."
To measure the App Response Time (ART) of such smartphones like iPhone 5, the Galaxy S4 or the HTC One, the company has used a 240fps high-frame rate camera and Touchscope, built especially for these benchmarks. The App Response Time is basically the delay between users touch on the display and devices on-screen response.
The iPhone 5 had an average response time of only 55 milliseconds, while Samsung Galaxy S4 was the closest device to iPhones performance, with a late result of 114 milliseconds. Even the iPhone 4 fared really well, taking second place with 85 milliseconds. Lumia 928, which was also included in the test, scored a time of 117ms, while HTC One and Googles Moto X were the last ones, with 121 and 123ms.
Peter Relan sees Apple as the absolute leader in this field:
Apple trounced the competition. There is this whole other dimension of responsiveness that Agawi cares about.
But whats really surprising is that a two-year old iPhone 4 beat out top Android devices present in the benchmark. This clearly shows that Apple is elaborately analyzing every aspect of its smartphones, so that the user could get in the end a refined experience.