Surfing the mobile Web is faster with iOS 5 than with iOS 4. At least, that is the result in a recent test conducted by New Relic.
The company, which measures and manages the performance of Web-based applications, conducted two tests--one in the wild and one in a lab. The results of both tests showed that mobile Web pages loaded quicker on an iPhone with Apple's latest OS than with iOS 4.
The first test measured the average response time for more than 3,000 Web applications, as used by a random sampling of 3,000 New Relic customers. … Read more