Linked by chandler on Sun 16th May 2010 19:28 UTC
Google Google is set to announce Android 2.2 at the Google I/O event this week and one of the highly anticipated features will provide a big boost for performance and battery life. Originally the Dalvik virtual machine was implemented as an interpreter, but now a JIT compiler will be used. Already benchmarks show a roughly 6x improvement in numeric performance with the new JIT. While this will make Snapdragon-powered phones like the Nexus One seem even more responsive it will have the biggest impact on lower end phones using ARM11-based chipsets. It remains to be seen how many existing models will receive upgrades to 2.2.
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RE[7]: Desire!
by nt_jerkface on Tue 18th May 2010 02:08 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Desire!"
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I could also make a list of iphone apps that the droid doesn't have. That doesn't change the fact that the iphone has more apps and a better game library.

You can still believe that overall the android library is better but that is a subjective opinion.

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