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    Question iOS 5 Beta 3 Safari Performance - Any better?

    How is Safari performance under the latest beta ?

    Can someone run these benchmarks & share the results ?

    - RightWare BrowserMark
    - Peacekeeper - The Browser Benchmark from Futuremark Corporation
    - SunSpider 0.9.1 JavaScript Benchmark (sunspider-0.9.1 test suite - In Progress...)

    HTML5Test score seems pretty good btw: The HTML5 test - How well does your browser support HTML5?
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    While I have not run those benchmarks, I can say the performance seems on par with beta 2.
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    There ls much less lag in beta 3, and it seems as solid as 4.3.3 was... I have not encountered any real issues with iOS5 beta 3 on my iPad2... I didn't load the beta on here until beta 3... but I have no complaints.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HankAZ View Post
    There ls much less lag in beta 3, and it seems as solid as 4.3.3 was... I have not encountered any real issues with iOS5 beta 3 on my iPad2... I didn't load the beta on here until beta 3... but I have no complaints.
    You had lag in the browser in beta 2?
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    Well actually i'm curious if Apple has implemented Webkit2.

    Comparing to some non stock Android browser (esp. in Cyanogen mod) Safari scores a bit lower from those tests. (and yes i know Cyanogen mods are also coming with overclock options to result to yield much higher scores)

    I have an iPhone 4 and in real life usage most of the time browsing speed seems enough i would expect a little bit of a boost in a major release comparing to the previous.

    Can you guys give us some numbers ? Since i don't have a dev account, cant play with those benchies myself
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    You're limited by processing power as well. An A4/5 isn't going to render as fast as a laptop or desktop. You can optimize of course, but you can't get around pure horsepower.
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    I have iOS 5 beta 3 on my IPad 2, and the problem that I have with the browser is that it crashes/closes a lot.
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    I am finding that Safari is the same (buggy/crashes) from Beta 2. After time, Safari seems to slow to a crawl and even become unresponsive.
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    I notice it will just start rendering blank white pages at times and more crashes than beta 2.
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    Rightware Browsermark Score - 41231
    Peacekeeper - 574 points
    Last edited by FiftyPenceR8; 07-22-2011 at 02:42 PM.
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    ☀SunSpider 0.9.1 JavaScript Benchmark Results
    Content Version: sunspider-0.9.1


    ============================================
    RESULTS (means and 95% confidence intervals)
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    Total: 3857.4ms +/- 0.5%
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    3d: 509.2ms +/- 0.8%
    cube: 192.2ms +/- 2.2%
    morph: 135.5ms +/- 0.4%
    raytrace: 181.5ms +/- 1.0%

    access: 533.4ms +/- 0.9%
    binary-trees: 183.8ms +/- 2.4%
    fannkuch: 142.7ms +/- 1.0%
    nbody: 147.8ms +/- 1.0%
    nsieve: 59.1ms +/- 2.7%

    bitops: 205.2ms +/- 3.9%
    3bit-bits-in-byte: 29.4ms +/- 4.8%
    bits-in-byte: 44.1ms +/- 15.6%
    bitwise-and: 60.9ms +/- 2.6%
    nsieve-bits: 70.8ms +/- 2.3%

    controlflow: 25.3ms +/- 1.4%
    recursive: 25.3ms +/- 1.4%

    crypto: 222.5ms +/- 0.8%
    aes: 131.1ms +/- 0.5%
    md5: 52.2ms +/- 2.5%
    sha1: 39.2ms +/- 3.9%

    date: 649.2ms +/- 0.6%
    format-tofte: 335.6ms +/- 0.8%
    format-xparb: 313.6ms +/- 0.5%

    math: 414.8ms +/- 2.1%
    cordic: 146.1ms +/- 5.9%
    partial-sums: 170.6ms +/- 1.3%
    spectral-norm: 98.1ms +/- 1.3%

    regexp: 113.1ms +/- 0.5%
    dna: 113.1ms +/- 0.5%

    string: 1184.7ms +/- 1.2%
    base64: 127.4ms +/- 1.8%
    fasta: 145.2ms +/- 0.4%
    tagcloud: 231.6ms +/- 0.7%
    unpack-code: 451.4ms +/- 3.0%
    validate-input: 229.1ms +/- 0.8%
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    Thx a lot FiftyPenceR8 for the scores.

    It seems according to iOS 4.3.x, iOS 5 beta 3 Safari performance gained around %7-8.

    Considering final code would be more optimized i hope we can get around %10 or maybe a little more.

    It's important for me cuz probably Safari is the app that i use most.
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    Red face Font adjustment and column alignment in iOS 5?

    Hi people, first post here!!! Anyway, I have 1 question about the Safari browser in the upcoming iOS 5 update: will it have the column adjusting ability of the Android browser - as in the re-sizing and zoom ability?

    I love my iPhone 4 - I left Verizon for AT&T because of it (before the Verizon model came out, mind you) - but the tiny fonts that I can't adjust & the lackluster performance of the zooming compared to the Android phones I owned is just KILLING my eyes. I even need to wear reading glasses now - the fonts are soo darn small.

    I hope this is finally addressed in the new update,...or is there a setting I'm missing?

    Thanks, from a nOOb.

    PS: I forgot to mention - I'm using Safari quite a bit throughout the day, and I refuse to use another browser. I love my iPhone,...simple as that.
    Last edited by tds101; 08-10-2011 at 05:27 PM.
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    This is iPhone 4 iOS 5b5

    Rightware - 48938
    Peacekeeper - 618
    SunSpider - 3690.3ms +/- 1.3% ????
    HTML5 - 303 out of 450
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    Quote Originally Posted by tds101 View Post
    Hi people, first post here!!! Anyway, I have 1 question about the Safari browser in the upcoming iOS 5 update: will it have the column adjusting ability of the Android browser - as in the re-sizing and zoom ability?

    I love my iPhone 4 - I left Verizon for AT&T because of it (before the Verizon model came out, mind you) - but the tiny fonts that I can't adjust & the lackluster performance of the zooming compared to the Android phones I owned is just KILLING my eyes. I even need to wear reading glasses now - the fonts are soo darn small.

    I hope this is finally addressed in the new update,...or is there a setting I'm missing?

    Thanks, from a nOOb.

    PS: I forgot to mention - I'm using Safari quite a bit throughout the day, and I refuse to use another browser. I love my iPhone,...simple as that.
    Can one of you IOS5 users comment on this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JGold View Post
    I am finding that Safari is the same (buggy/crashes) from Beta 2. After time, Safari seems to slow to a crawl and even become unresponsive.
    Having this same issue, and I'm on beta 7. Anyone else on beta 7 that still has this issue?


    Sent from my iPad 2 using Tapatalk
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    Quote Originally Posted by tds101 View Post
    Hi people, first post here!!! Anyway, I have 1 question about the Safari browser in the upcoming iOS 5 update: will it have the column adjusting ability of the Android browser - as in the re-sizing and zoom ability?

    I love my iPhone 4 - I left Verizon for AT&T because of it (before the Verizon model came out, mind you) - but the tiny fonts that I can't adjust & the lackluster performance of the zooming compared to the Android phones I owned is just KILLING my eyes. I even need to wear reading glasses now - the fonts are soo darn small.

    I hope this is finally addressed in the new update,...or is there a setting I'm missing?

    Thanks, from a nOOb.

    PS: I forgot to mention - I'm using Safari quite a bit throughout the day, and I refuse to use another browser. I love my iPhone,...simple as that.
    It most likely wont auto adjust like on most android phones.
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    Can anyone with iOS 5 GM can post scores for iPhone 4 pls ?

    From b3 to b5 it seems we got a really healthy gain [thx for the above people sharing] of which i weren't thinking it can hit to ~48k for rightware and above 6xx for peacekeeper.

    Thx guys

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