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ART vs. DALVIK (4.4.2 KitKat)

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By 2hipso, Senior Member on 9th January 2014, 05:11 AM
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14th January 2014, 11:26 AM |#11  
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ART isn't an option for me yet, still like using xposed framework to much. Hopefully they will update that to ART sometime.
 
 
16th January 2014, 09:22 PM |#12  
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Only real downside for me is the ~10% greater storage demand...

When switch back from ART to Dalvik, do I get this storage space back?
17th January 2014, 03:42 PM |#13  
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When switch back from ART to Dalvik, do I get this storage space back?

Sure, Dalvik will use your RAM again instead... But why would you want to switch back?
17th January 2014, 03:49 PM |#14  
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Sure, Dalvik will use your RAM again instead... But why would you want to switch back?

Because on this phone there is no benefit in using ART over the Qualcomm optimized Dalvik runtime we have. And storage space is far more important to those with an 8GB device.
17th January 2014, 05:00 PM |#15  
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Because on this phone there is no benefit in using ART over the Qualcomm optimized Dalvik runtime we have. And storage space is far more important to those with an 8GB device.

Hmm, besides missing any evidence on the real performance of these libraries on the Moto G, I doubt they will be more than a short-term solution. >> Google pushing ART development

Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong...
17th January 2014, 07:51 PM |#16  
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Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong...

One thing against ART: it is in early developer preview state, so it is not recommended to use it on a daily use phone. It is not in the development menu by mistake. I know, I know, you did not encounter any issues yet.
17th January 2014, 09:50 PM |#17  
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Im switching to ART as soon as I get mine. Did wonders on my old Nexus 4

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17th January 2014, 10:49 PM |#18  
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ART isn't an option for me yet, still like using xposed framework to much. Hopefully they will update that to ART sometime.

For xposed to work with ART some serious coding must be done. And personally me I don't think its possible at all, but its just me so lets sit back and wait for devs to show up )
17th January 2014, 11:41 PM |#19  
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One thing against ART: it is in early developer preview state, so it is not recommended to use it on a daily use phone. It is not in the development menu by mistake. I know, I know, you did not encounter any issues yet.

Well, for sure I have been using ART for a while now. Since I changed my Samsung Galaxy SIII to unofficial Kitkat, which is about a month ago.....
Now, with my Moto G the first thing I did was changing it to ART because it worked like a charm.
18th January 2014, 12:22 AM |#20  
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Because on this phone there is no benefit in using ART over the Qualcomm optimized Dalvik runtime we have. And storage space is far more important to those with an 8GB device.


Yep, exactly. I didn't notice any improvement in the phone behavior, but I lost about 600 MB storage space.
18th January 2014, 12:25 AM |#21  
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Hmm, besides missing any evidence on the real performance of these libraries on the Moto G, I doubt they will be more than a short-term solution. >> Google pushing ART development

Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong...

Oh yes, once Android 5.0 is out we may see performance increases using ART as Google will have spent enough time tweaking the performance and fixing bugs. We may even see chipset vendors optimizing it further like Qualcomm and Intel have done with Dalvik.
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