My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread), and I'm still finding my way around. One problem I've noticed has been web browser performance, particularly scrolling.

When I load Google News and scroll it up and down with my finger, or when I swipe fast enough that it has enough momentum to continue scrolling for a while, scrolling is very jerky instead of smooth like Gingerbread was.

Is this a known problem, and if so is there a fix planned or a workaround I can use? This sounds like a trivial display problem but it actually makes the browser difficult to use for reading and scanning pages.

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    For what it's worth, Google News on my Galaxy Nexus is smooth like butter, no matter what speed I scrolled at. It might be that the Nexus S processor is a little underpowered for the new browser. Have you tried any other browsers?
    – ale
    Dec 22, 2011 at 1:51


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