Google Samsung Nexus S with Gingerbread Review

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Performance Testing

In addition to using the Nexus S in a variety of everyday usage scenarios, we also conducted some formal performance testing to see how well the Nexus S compares to other smartphones.

CPU testing
Android CPU testing

Graphics testing
Android graphics testing


JavaScript testing
JavaScript Android and iPhone testing


Overall, the Nexus S fared very well in our performance tests. The Nexus S came in behind HTC's EVO Shift 4G and EVO 4G smartphones in the Linpack tests. In An3DBench, the Nexus S edged out the Samsung Captivate and the Samsung Epic 4G to take the No. 1 spot. While testing JavaScript performance using SunSpider, the Nexus S came in just behind the HTC EVO 4G.

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