General A5 performance

Jordan246

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How is performance on apple a5 devices like the ipad mini ipad 2 ipad 3 and ipod touch 5th gen and are any of these devices fell faster on ios 9 than ios 8 let me know thanks
 
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Shirasaki

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How is performance on apple a5 devices like the ipad mini ipad 2 ipad 3 and ipod touch 5th gen and are any of these devices fell faster on ios 9 than ios 8 let me know thanks
Beta 1 on A5 just destroys these devices.

Beta 2 on A5 seems ok.

Didn't do much test, though.
 

Traverse

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The performance enhancements seem to focus on Metal, which only the A7 and later support. I'll be very curious to see how the iPad 3 does on iOS 9 compared to iOS 8.

iOS 7 was okay, but iOS 8 just overwhelmed that poor A5X
 

Bathplug

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Beta 1 on iPad 3. A bit laggier than ios 8. The device has gone downhill since iOS 7. I wasn't expecting a miracle.

Beta 2 on iPhone 5. Seems noticeably laggy. Definitely not as smooth as 8.3. Though I didn't set this device up as new which people recommend.

None of these devices are faster with iOS 9 from my experience.
 
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