That's a wall of text there. But about IS (image stabilization.) That's never been a strong point in phones to date. I carry a tripod when need be.
My LG G4 records 4K video (details are on the CNET reviews.)
And all phones now throttle the CPU under load just like our PCs do. I am finding folk trying to compare PCs and phones. Very different things.
I'm coming from the HTC One M8 and I am looking for a new smartphone to buy. What new smartphone should I buy? I need your help guys. I liked how the HTC One M8 had front speakers and they sounded great but now the Moto X Pure Edition's speakers sound way better than the M8's speakers. The Moto X Pure Edition speakers sound a lot louder and more clearer than the M8's speakers. I am considering buying the Moto X Pure Edition because of the great front speakers. However I do have some gripes with the Moto X Pure Edition that make me not want to buy the Moto X Pure Edition. 1 gripe is that the Moto X Pure Edition is a big phone. The Moto X Pure Edition is even bigger than the HTC One M8. The M8 has a 5 inch screen and the Moto X Pure Edition has a 5.7 inch screen. I really don''t want a big phone because my hands are not the biggest to hold a 5.7 inch phone. The 2nd gripe is the Moto X Pure Edition can not record 1080p 60fps video. Why is that? The HTC One M8 can record 1080p 60fps and the Moto X pure Edition can not. I do not understand that. 3rd gripe is that the Moto X pure Edition does not have a Notification Led Light. The HTC One M8 has a notification led light, why does the moto x pure edition not have a notification led light? Please someone explain that to me. Another gripe for me is that the Moto X pure Edition is powered by the Snapdragon 808 processor. The HTC One M8 is powered by a Snapdragon 801 processor. The performance difference between the 808 and the 801 is not much. I have seen benchmarks online of the M8 and the Moto X Pure Edition and the Moto X scored 51401 on Antutu benchmark and the M8 scored 44284 on Antutu benchmark. The Moto X Pure Edition scored 1248 single core and 3361 multi core in Geekbench 3. The M8 scored 975 single core and 2976 multi core in Geekbench 3. The Adreno 418 is not that much more powerful than the Adreno 330 in gaming. Is the Adreno 418 better than the Adreno 330? Is the Snapdragon 808 better than the Snapdragon 801? There really is not a huge performance difference between the HTC One M8 and the Moto X Pure Edition, or is there a performance difference? The Moto X Pure Edition suffers from thermal throttling when doing heavy tasks and benchmarks. I haven't seen the M8 thermal throttle on heavy tasks or benchmarks. I have also looked at the Nexus 6P but that phone is even bigger and taller than the M8 and Moto X Pure Editon. The Nexus 6P also can't record 1080P 60fps video. I also heard the Nexus 6P video stabilization is really bad. So I am really not sure which phone to buy. Are there better phones out there than the Moto X Pure Editon and Nexus 6P? I'm saying are there better phones that don't have the same drawbacks as the Moto X Pure Edition and Nexus 6P have?