iOS 5 vs iOS 4: Mobile Safari Performance

October 27, 2011 — by Simon Ng1

Safari LogoOn top of the Reader, Reading List features and other minor Safari improvements, the iOS 5 also makes the mobile Safari speedier.

On Tuesday New Relic, a web application performance company, released the results of a study comparing the mobile Safari performance of iOS 4 and iOS 5 on the same model of iPhone. As you’ll see from the infographic, the page load time on iOS 5 is significantly reduced as compared to the previous version of iOS. That means you’ll get a better and speedier browsing experience on iOS 5 even you’re using the same old iPhone.

Check out the full infographic after the break. Xp Market Binary Options In Stock Tradequicker Binary Options Methods Used By Psychologists safari performance ios5 vs ios4

So if you’re still using iOS 4, I think you get another reason to upgrade to the iOS 5. Of course, there are 16 more reasons why you need to upgrade to the latest iOS.

Simon Ng

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  • I like the new updated safari very much. Iphone has really increased Mobile Safari with iOS 5 adding several new features such as Reader, Reading List, and Twitter sharing.