Year after year the Google team releases a new version of its mobile operating system but what changes in terms of speed between an Android release and the next one? Are the speed improvements really obvious?
Gary Explains has tried to answer this question with a video speed test on YouTube comparing Android 7.1.2 Nougat, Android 8.1 Oreo, Android 9 Pie and the first Android Q beta running on a Google Pixel first generation.
Well, Android Q was not able to leave the previous releases behind, probably because of the first-generation Google Pixel hardware segment, which is quite old and cannot handle the requirements of the new Google platform.
The speed test performed below included the following: Sorting Test, Blur Test, SQLite Test, 16 Threads Test, Speed Test GL, and Compression Test.
Here is the video with the various tests carried out:
And these are the final results recorded by the various versions of Google’s operating system: