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Topic # 85703 23-Jun-2011 20:35
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I'm interested in how fast other phones boot up. I know my old HTC Magic could take up to 90 seconds or more to get going. The Nexus One was faster, but still took over 30 seconds...often more. 

How does your phone compare? Videos would be cool...especially if you have customised the animations (as a bonus). :-) 

Here is a video I just made of the HTC Sensation booting up alongside another phone running a stopwatch app.



UPDATE: As suggested by NzBeagle, here is a video of a cold start after a battery pull. Quite a difference. see for yourself. Make sure you watched the top vid first. :-)  









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  Reply # 485186 23-Jun-2011 21:09
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What counts as booting up?

For example my U8150 with custom rom takes ~100 seconds to get to the some screen but it isn't really usable for another 120 seconds as it loads widgets/start up items.



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  Reply # 485199 23-Jun-2011 21:24
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jbard: What counts as booting up?

For example my U8150 with custom rom takes ~100 seconds to get to the some screen but it isn't really usable for another 120 seconds as it loads widgets/start up items.


I understand. The SG-S is the same.

So far, with a warm boot (no battery pull) the HTC Sensation, once you get to the lock screen, everything I've tried afterward, so far, is ready to go. It's up. I foreshadow that in the first vid because i had already been surprised by how ready everything is so soon after the lock screen appears. Basically, you can open it immediately and it;s all there....ready.  




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  Reply # 485200 23-Jun-2011 21:25
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Samsung SGS2 pulled the battery around 25 seconds, without pulling the battery still 25secs. Also as soon as it came up I opened Handcent SMS to see it was in fact responding. Running stock firmware.

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  Reply # 485203 23-Jun-2011 21:33
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My iDEOS X5 took maybe a couple of minutes for a cold start, seemed incredibly slow, my SGS2 takes a third or maybe even a quarter of the time

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  Reply # 485220 23-Jun-2011 22:02
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On a full boot the SGSII is faster by all accounts, obviously on fast boot the Sensation wins, because it has fast boot (unfair advantage!).

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  Reply # 485259 23-Jun-2011 23:35
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it took me less than 40 seconds to cold boot my HTC Trophy, slide up the screen and enter 4 digit PIN, and start up email and look at a email that had just been delivered :P




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  Reply # 485262 23-Jun-2011 23:58
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You can get that on desires to the "fast boot function" depending on what ROM you use. Im not sure how it works but i dont think its a permanent thing




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  Reply # 485277 24-Jun-2011 01:28
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My Samsung Galaxy S running Cyanogenmod 7 Nightly takes 23 Seconds to boot to a usable state.




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  Reply # 485279 24-Jun-2011 06:35
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My Samsung focus running wp7 takes 25 seconds to boot from cold start.




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Reply # 485281 24-Jun-2011 06:41
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billgates: My Samsung focus running wp7 takes 25 seconds to boot from cold start.


Is that the WP7 Android build?

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  Reply # 485284 24-Jun-2011 07:08
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kiwitrc:
billgates: My Samsung focus running wp7 takes 25 seconds to boot from cold start.


Is that the WP7 Android build?


Crappy WP7, we don't care about your locked down OS that takes XX to boot. We are talking about Android which varies with each setup due to customisations etc.

Go troll elsewhere (coming from me which just trolled a iOS forum) 




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  Reply # 485306 24-Jun-2011 09:20
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Lol at the vodafone 845 being put to good use - as a stopwatch :)



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  Reply # 485320 24-Jun-2011 10:02
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nickb800: Lol at the vodafone 845 being put to good use - as a stopwatch :)


It's my emergency backup in case any family member trashes their phone. It currently has a 2Degrees SIM in it. At $149 from the Warehouse (including SIM), I couldn't resist. :-)  

Makes a great stop watch, too. Yeah.  




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i'm not impressed with cold boot time at all... even i've got question why u need to boot it? :)

uptime of my phone is 2450 hours :D and I see no reason to swith it off and switch on again :D




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  Reply # 485961 26-Jun-2011 08:57
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kobiak: i'm not impressed with cold boot time at all... even i've got question why u need to boot it? :)

uptime of my phone is 2450 hours :D and I see no reason to swith it off and switch on again :D


102 days.  I thought it was beneficial to reboot your phone every once and a while to clear out the dross.

I tried my DesireHD (fastboot enabled) and it starts up pretty much the same time as the Sensation in the video.  The difference being mine jumps straight to my home/lock screen rather than transitioning through the Telecom splashscreen.  Still operational in around the same time.  Fast boot can be turned off in settings.  There's no way with the flimsy battery cover that the DHD has that I make a habit of pulling the battery.




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