Enhanced Performance of Android Application Using RecyclerView

  • N. Sabiyath FatimaEmail author
  • D. Steffy
  • D. Stella
  • S. Nandhini Devi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1089)


In android application, list view is most commonly used. List view is used to arrange the list of items in a sequence manner as scrollable items. List view consumes more memory and CPU usage. Because of this, performance of an android application is decreased. In order to increase the performance of the application, RecyclerView is used in the proposed android system. The main objective of this paper is to improve the performance of android application which handles large number of datasets using RecyclerView. The paper discusses the working functionality and performance analysis of RecyclerView technique using quiz application. RecyclerView used in this application is to list all quizzes to the user. The performance of RecyclerView is compared with ListView widgets based on various metrics like CPU usage and memory allocation for each item. The RecyclerView implementation results in the performance enhancement of an android application.


Android ListView Memory RecyclerView 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Sabiyath Fatima
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. Steffy
    • 1
  • D. Stella
    • 1
  • S. Nandhini Devi
    • 1
  1. 1.B.S.A. Crescent Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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