A new study by Spaceport (http://spaceport.io/), the cross-platform mobile game development tool maker, says that Apple’s iOS runs HTML5 games three times faster than the Android operating system, reports “VentureBeat” (http://macte.ch/igwYf).

Spaceport.io created a benchmark dubbed PerfMarks to test performance at running HTML5 code. The benchmark tested a device’s ability to animate image movement. The report measured the number of moving images on a screen at 30 frames per second (FPS), a frame rate which provides a near-native user experience.

Repeated tests showe that iOS performed far better at running animations than Android, notes “VentureBeat.”The newest iPhone 4S scored 252 PerfMarks and the iPad 2 score 327. That compares to just 53 for the iPhone 3GS from 2009. By comparison, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone scored 147 and the Kindle Fire scored only 25.

The iPad 2 beat every single Android device tested, reports “VentureBeat.” The new Android Galaxy Nexus was the only Android smartphone that could handle images at 30 frames per second, the article adds.