1. Pro Vickers's Avatar
    Hi everyone.
    There has been rumours of ART becoming Androids default runtime for some time now, possibly replacing Dalvik.

    What are your thoughts on this? What would be the advantages and disadvantages? Do you think it will completely replace Dalvik or do you think that Dalvik will still be accessible through developer options?

    Share your thoughts and opinions on this down below!

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    02-18-2014 01:34 PM
  2. jj14x's Avatar
    lol - you've been posting this same thread/question on every android forum you know of, eh? Trying to reach the entire Android enthusiast community I guess
    02-18-2014 02:27 PM
  3. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Maybe it would push manufacturers to give more internal storage since apps take up a lot more space with ART.

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    02-18-2014 02:35 PM
  4. yfan's Avatar
    Google will ultimately go with ART, but it will be a while before it's official. Developers need to get comfortable with it first and release apps that are compatible. Once that's done, Android will ditch dalvik.

    On the plus side, it will run devices smoother and stop frivolous lawsuits like the one from Oracle.
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    02-18-2014 03:04 PM
  5. greydarrah's Avatar
    On my phone, everything runs better/faster under ART and battery life in significantly improved.
    02-18-2014 06:56 PM
  6. UJ95x's Avatar
    They will definitely go with ART sometime in the future. Apps perform and open faster. Battery life is better (not much in my experience but better nonetheless).

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    02-18-2014 07:07 PM

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