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iOS performance is generally awful with SVG. Scrolling used to be bad but I think Webkit fixed that bug.

Too much detail has been the cause of the worst performance (and crashing) I've seen — one image of a playing card froze my iPad.


try this guy: http://www.totalnonsense.com/misc_images/Jack_of_Spades_vect...

Blurs can be slow on large images.

Drawing Big SVGs can be problematic too.

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