Author: Chromium Blog
From the beginning of Chrome, one of our 4 founding principles has been speed, and it remains a core principle that guides our work. Today’s The Fast and the Curious post shares how recent technical improvements to Chrome have helped us reach a new performance milestone on the Speedometer browser benchmark across platforms.
More efficient pointer compression & allocations in V8 & Oilpan
Getting the Most out of High-End Mobile Devices
Chrome on Android has always been optimized for a small footprint, but the Android ecosystem is diverse and contains devices with varying levels of capabilities. To maximize the performance of Chrome on high-end devices, we are now targeting them with a version of Chrome that uses compiler flags tuned for speed rather than binary size.
For capable devices, these versions of Chrome run the Speedometer 2.1 benchmark 30% faster.
Posted by Thomas Nattestad, Senior Product Manager, and Andrew Grieve, Software Engineer