Anand credits the combination of a fast processor and software enhancements Ice Cream Sandwich: The CPU of this is in comparison to the A5 from Apple, but the core clock of 800 MHz was greater than what we see on the iPhone 4S …. The real advantage Galaxy Nexus is already on the software side.
Honeycomb repair all the way to the phone along with the optimization work. One of the first owners Galaxy Nexus published the reference standard browser on the phone and share the results with us. Google has obviously done a lot of optimization of the browser on the ICS as the performance is now even better than the honeycomb.
Note that the Nexus Galaxy has yet to be overweight GPU to deliver a good experience, and baseline data is not always applicable in the real world is full of the rail network bottleneck and applications. But I’ll save it for the next chapter of this epic tale of fighting gadgets.