any of you experiencing any lag

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  1. pc747

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    I am curious because customers of s3 and n2 not experiencing any so I expect the s4 to handle the same if not better.
     
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    I haven't felt any lag yet. It's all smooth to me, but maybe it's because it's far better than my Razr Maxx was. Was worth buying!
     
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    this video was posted in another thread I had commented in. It really shows the "lag"/ slowness of the OS. I think it comes down to the UI. The "lag" is around the 3:35 mark, but the whole video is worth a watch.


    Both the One and s4 are beasts of a phone, but to me, and I could be wrong, it seems TouchWiz may interfere with overall smoothness. Messing around with both in the store I didn't notice it, but side by side it's hard to ignore. There could've been many other factors to this "lag" as well too though.
     
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    Wow, that boy grilled Samsung.
     
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    Sorry I should've mentioned, start the video at 3:35 or so for the "lag" issue, I think that's the part. I didn't watch the whole thing, but he doesn't seem too happy with Samsung in general.
     
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    It was a good video. I'm interested in seeing how s4 users, particularly on this forum, is enjoying their s4 experience.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
     
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    No lag for me but then again I do not use touchwiz!!!! Nova Launcher for me!
     
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    I just watched it and he does make a few good points. I agree with some and disagree with some, but overall I think for my specific case, should I choose to go with the s4, it's a great and significant upgrade. Having used the s3 for a bit I didn't feel it was that much of an upgrade over my Nexus, but just using it in store I felt the s4 is a significant upgrade over my Nexus.

    Hopefully next month when I upgrade I can add to this should I choose the s4.
     
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    No lag here. None. Whatsoever. ;)
     
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    No far so good. No lag.
     
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    Hmmm...not really impressed with either of those videos. The first is spent with virtually the entire time scrolling from one home screen to another, and only a quick clip of sample lag, and the second only launches Google Now a few times to illustrate the problem (fairly minor too). In the second, the reviewer complains that "There's lag all over the place in this phone, it exists in every single application, it exists between applications, it exists in the homescreen, it exists in the appdrawer." Meanwhile he's scrolling through screens, through the appdrawer, and....drumroll please....no lag! The evidence is lacking.

    I'd really like to see some better, more consistent examples before I buy the story.

    Disclaimer: I'm in shopping mode at the moment, and the S3 and One are at the top of my list. So I'm way, way, way biased.

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    I don't use TW but on the N2 and S4(that I tested) I notice no lag whatsoever... The only delay on N2 is unlock to wake a little which is not a problem here.. Google Now I read if your not using SVoice to disable.. I'm rooted so I froze it.. Google Now is much better IMO than SVoice..

    Noted on HD
     
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