writes "Testing by blaze software has shown that Chrome on Android performed much faster on 45.000 web pages than IPhone's Safari. Chrome performed better in 84% of the webpages, with an median loading time of 2.144 seconds, resulting in being 52% faster than Safari.
Another suprising result was that iPhone 4.3 and Android 2.3 did not perform much faster than previous versions.
The study was done primarily on iPhone 4 and Google Nexus S. The websites used were those of the Fortune 1000 companies.
Meanwhile Apple has also released a statement explaining the gap in performance: http://www.blaze.io/business/embeded-browser-vs-native-browser/"Link to Original Source