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10th May 2014, 10:33 PM   |  #31  
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It is not a fact. It is a matter of opinion. All computing devices have response times greater than zero. Some people will implicitly define lag as 0.1 second, some might define it as 0.5 sec. Some might define it as 1 second.

Since there is no standardized definition of "lag", saying a device has lag or not, is merely stating a personal impression.

Agreed. Best explanation thus far. Every device has lag (period). However after saying that... I believe my S5 is under .3 sec in most operations. Impo, when you hit under .33 sec most people will not notice.

Placing my S5 next to my G-Pro and an S3, I can barely tell any difference at all. The S3 has more but I have to concentrate to see it and have them side by side

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Speaking of lag...this is sort of related in a round about way, LOL

Can anyone running "swiftkey" pop into your running apps/processes and see how much ram it is eating. (as long as your runtime has not been changed) if you dont know what that is, then it has not been changed. I see something interesting and just wanted to confirm. thanks

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thread here as well as the other answers.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2719325

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Here is what iv'e done this far that would have an effect on perceived "lag"

1. Turned off animations. Biggest difference thus far in perception of speed "lag"
2. Debloated which in turn got rid of a few things running in the background http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2719325 . Made a noticeable difference, but not as much as # 1
3. Switched my runtime to ART. No perceivable difference so far but its only been converted over for a couple hours. I'll report back in a few days. May or may not have some very slight benefit in other areas.
4. Side loaded Google experience launcher (now launcher) what ever you want to call it. Seemed snappier but it may have been a placebo effect. Not enough difference in any case to cause me to keep it. I did not care for the overall look and resolution. I also tried Nova launcher; I think it is the best alternative launcher right now for the s5 although the perceived lag was only minutely improved if at all, there are other benefits to Nova. After saying that I'll admit that I did not keep Nova but not because of any inherent problems, only because I actually don't think that Touch Wiz is bad after turning off the bloat and the animations. It is a heck of a lot better than it was on the s3....that is certain.
5. Pray daily for root exploit...seems to help a bit
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11th May 2014, 09:42 PM   |  #32  
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Art run time and "lag"
update to changing run time.

I completed testing today using a variety of methods.

ART is actually slower at the moment. Of course it is still young and should get better. ANTUTU shows lower scores and I see more lag time in opening apps versus Dalvik. Oddly enough though I see less ram usage in certain apps under ART. This is curious as the way ART is set up, you would think you might see more ram usage or at least the same.

At the moment I am back to Dalvik, animations disabled, touchwiz, and apps that I dont use disabled (at least the ones I can disable). Perceivable lag is nominal at most (to me)
12th May 2014, 03:04 AM   |  #33  
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Can anyone running "swiftkey" pop into your running apps/processes and see how much ram it is eating. (as long as your runtime has not been changed) if you dont know what that is, then it has not been changed. I see something interesting and just wanted to confirm. thanks

22mb using dalvik.



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12th May 2014, 05:13 AM   |  #34  
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I assume the delay that is present in TouchWiz is due to allocated resources for things like smartstay, multiwindow, airview... etc. unfortunately that is a trade off you have to make if you like or want those features.

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13th May 2014, 08:39 AM   |  #35  
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I haven't had any lag at all

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17th May 2014, 08:51 PM   |  #36  
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I love ultimate power saver I turn it on every night before I go to bed and I have only had it drop 2% at most

I just turn my phone off and dont lose any battery. I call it Absolute power saving mode. Samsung should hire me
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17th May 2014, 09:26 PM   |  #37  
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I just turn my phone off and dont lose any battery. I call it Absolute power saving mode. Samsung should hire me

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14th August 2014, 01:06 AM   |  #38  
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Originally Posted by tdesbien31

I think I may have temporarily fixed my lag problem, hopefully some of you experiencing lag will give it a try and see if it works for you.

I was just playing around with features I hadn't messed with today and of course my S5 had become laggy the last few days. Just for fun I enabled Ultimate Power Saving mode and played with it for a min then turned it off. To my surprise I was flipping through my screens and the animations are typically laggy and suddenly they were lag free?! What the heck....

Anyway some apps are still not the fastest, but my screen transitions and overall speed has been quicker since turning the Ultimate Powersaving mode on and off.



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Just wanted to say that this "fix" totally worked for me too!
26th October 2014, 11:06 PM   |  #39  
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Do you have evidence to back that up? My buddy has the S5 for Sprint and he's never rooted or uninstalled a single application on his phones. He's not tech savvy and uses them to play a game or two, call, and text. I picked his up to mess with it a bit and there wasn't a single hint of lag. It isn't that I couldn't notice it, it's that it simply wasn't there. so... not EVERY S5 has lag just like NOT EVERY S4, Note III, etc...

Scroll down fast in the play store, and you'll see the lag. I didn't have this lag with Nexus 5.
4th November 2014, 09:22 PM   |  #40  
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Scroll down fast in the play store, and you'll see the lag. I didn't have this lag with Nexus 5.

Indeed I will since I'm using an S4. If the Play Store is the only thing lagging, quit knit picking.

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