Recently dived into the Android world, buying myself a HTC desire about 2 weeks ago.
So far, I love the setup, features and feel, the only thing I'm a little worried about is a little bit of lag.
I know the phone is renown for its processor speed and RAM, but scrolling through things like my SMS threads, the application list, and Friend Stream it is a bit 'jittery' and a little laggy. Every now and then an application like Facebook or the SMS application will crash on me. And I know I'm a rather fast texter, but when I'm texting sometimes the phone cannot quite keep up with what I'm writing.
I have no unusual applications installed and do not use task killers.
Is this normal? Or might there be some reason why its functioning a little slower than it should.
SMS thread has 30 messages in it. It's more jittery, not smooth at all just jumps around, stopping and starting as it scrolls through.. Will try factory reset, but I can't remember whether it was like this when first bought.
Adobe Flash Player 10.1
Barcode scanner (bit of a novelty)
Nothing particularly big, or that I would have thought could slow down the performance of the phone.
Device(s): HTC Desire (GalnetMIUI ICS, S-OFF), HTC Sensation, Orange San Francisco (CM7), Nexus S (ICS 4.0.3),
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The lag you describe sometimes happens on my phone. For example, if I'm playing a game or scrolling through my Twitter feed, it gets jerky for a few seconds if a text or email is being received. Otherwise my phone is fine. As dan said, the most likely cause is something using the processor.
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HTC Desire | [ROM]: Galnet MIUI ICS Build 1.11.9 | AlphaRev S-OFF
Orange San Francisco | [ROM]: Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread | CyanogenMod 7.0.3
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DId a factory reset, didn't help. I downloaded a CPU monitor, and even scrolling through a sms thread of 40 messages is pushing the CPU to near 100 percent. DOes my phone need to be looked at for repair?