Android performance doubled; coming to CM9 soon [Talk Android]
Wow some great video of Android with the bad code removed, and further optimizations added.
Here is the video below showing the benchmarks being done and an engineer talking about what they did:
Linaro improvements to Android 4.0.4 performance on the Pandaboard TI OMAP4430 platform - YouTube
CM9 is so clunky and slow on the Touchpad. It would be nice to see these improvements moved to CM9.
I've been running CM9 on a Galaxy S I picked up on Kijiji for about a month now and haven't had really noticed any performance issues. For a phone that's 'too old' to get an official Samsung ICS update, I'm eager to see how this turns out.
Of course, by the time it's out I might have picked up an SIII by then....
I am BIGTIME skeptical that we will see real world double performance out of Android just with better code. I'll eat my words if I am wrong, but just because a benchmark shows such drastic improvement does not mean all our devices will.
I wouldn't hold my breath for Google caring either, they want to keep all their spyware in Android and there is no doubt this guy removed it all.
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