Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4 improves the benchmarks

Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4 improves the benchmarks
Yesterday, we saw Android 4.3 leak out after the system dump was ripped from a Nexus 4. After a few hours, the good folks over at XDA were able to compile a flashable zip from the dump, which means adventurous users around the world began to install Android 4.3 on their Nexus 4 handsets. Well, it turns out that someone has done comparisons and found that Android 4.3 improves the benchmark results for the Nexus 4.

Or rather, it seems to improve most of the benchmarks for the device. A Nexus 4 running Android 4.2.2 did best the same device running Android 4.3 in CFBench -Native by a slight margin, but that was to be expected. CFBench - Java showed Android 4.3 improve results by over 500 points

Android 4.3 supports OpenGL 3.0, and that seems to have helped improve GLBenchmark 2.5 test results by 5 frames onscreen, and 6 frames for the off-screen test

It is still far too early to know if these changes will make much real world difference, but the Dalvik Virtual Machine in Android 4.3 has also been optimized, which should provide noticeable performance boosts in most apps. 

source: GSMArena

Related phones

Nexus 4
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop



16. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

So optimum performance.

15. Tux_Alan

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Ahhhh the joys of a nexus device ! Cant wait to see the diff. on my galaxy too! Always cool to get relatively new upgrades every so often, helps me calm the urge to buy a new phone every 6 months lololol... For a while lol

14. androidfanboy

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 24, 2013

I can't wait to get this on my s3

13. Jyakotu

Posts: 868; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Will Android 4.3 make its way to Galaxy Nexus owners? I have the Sprint variant, however, and we only have the 4.2.1 version.

12. BesnikRrustemi

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Installed it on my nexus 4, 3 hours ago The performance has improved overall (both os & apps) The touch sensitivity is awesome I have a feeling that the colors have changed a bit too,it looks better than before.opengl es 3.0 and LE bluetooth. Thats what i noticed till now,im going to do some benchmarks too,and check if it scores higher than before.

6. wendygarett unregistered

Do a massive benchmark test? ain't nobody got time for dat...

7. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

Read a comment from wendygarett? Ain't nobody got time for that...

8. gagdude

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

reply to her? aint nobody got time for that... :P

10. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Good one

11. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Obviously you got time fo dat. And so do I.

9. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

So cute... someone learned a meme.

5. rishabh_soft

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

normal user don't about these benchmark results whatsoever ....device is optimized or not is decide when they actually feel it while running the device

2. rabih_z

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

when it will be out...officially ?

3. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Good bet would be July 24th after the announcement from Sundar Pichai

4. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Hopefully the good folks at XDA will have a 4.3 rom for my Note 2 next week. By the time Samsung releases 4.3 for Note 2 I will already be on Note 3.

1. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

stupid benchmarks

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