Just thought I'd post a quick message and let everyone know (for those that are trying to find this sort of information) about screen redraws.
I found that by using Nokias drawPixels() vs the standard drawImage(), that drawPixels() was SIX TIMES as quick on my actual 6610. I ran the same test loop 5000 times with the two different lines of code and got the results of
I also found that the emulator does not reflect the speed increase (but it always runs fast). Hope this helps someone.