The Android team inside the Linaro Mobile Group has been working on reducing the memory footprint of the Android system - cutting around 70 MB off the memory used by a newly booted AOSP build on Nexus 7.
This talk describes what techniques we have used to save memory without having too much of a negative impact on performance.
Bernhard ""Bero"" Rosenkränzer is the Android Tech Lead at Linaro. His team works on optimizing Android for ARM processors. | | Outside of work, he is a developer and release manager for the OpenMandriva project.