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    You know how sequels should theoretically be "upgrades" to their predecessors? According to one source, we should be expecting a downgrade this year from the LG V10 for the V20. And if you prefer not to believe that, we have another rumored spec sheet for those thankful of the status quo. Let's tackle the numbers we're getting from the Seoul Economic Daily, first. The publication is getting word from its insiders that while it expects the Snapdragon 820 to be in there, there's a question of variance. There seems to be one model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage while the other gets 4GB ...

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    With age comes more RAM and more responsibility. So should go the spiel that every manufacturer gives to its phones, but that's anthropomorphizing gone insane. The rumor at hand is that we're getting more word not just from KGI or other analysts, but from anonymous "industry" sources via Digitimes that the new iPhone will have 3GB of RAM. That, in part, will lead a big surge in demand for DRAM chips from players such as SK Hynix and Micro Technology. Components manufacturers for Apple products have been suffering along with the company's declining earnings. iPhone and iPad business ...

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    If RAM is a big differentiator for budget buyers these days, perhaps it's now wonder that another K5 Note may be headed for India, but with a twist. The Lenovo K5 Note was launched in China six months ago with a MediaTek Helio P10 and 2GB of RAM. It was more than decent enough at ¥1,099 (approximately $170 or Rs. 11,000). Now, it's about to make the rounds in India and Lenovo's marketing department is teasing more RAM for the Rupee. With so much RAM at your disposal, the only thing you'll worry about on the #KillerNote5 is running out of apps.https://t.co/zZLBI7HCju — Lenovo India ...

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    OnePlus isn't going to let itself be victim to the OnePlus 3 haterade be it for the PenTile display, the weird color gamut it has or for the RAM management. People have escalated the issues to the point where the company feels compelled to address them and fast. So it shall with its first OTA update that will bring OxygenOS 3.1.4 to the table as well as an sRGB mode that sticks to more accurate color representation. RAM management will be more forgiving, supposedly being able to carry a heavier load. Review units will get the update first. Consumer-bought OnePlus 3 devices will receive a ...

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    The OnePlus 3 was put on a leash with its six hearty gigabytes memorizing fewer apps than it was capable of in an effort to be power-efficient. As a result, we learned that it wasn't as fast as it could be loading and keeping open apps and games when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. XDA dug in to figure out a tweak that could radically change how the OnePlus 3 handled its RAM. One switch in a string of code later, what else would switch? C4ETech did the initial speedtest comparison and has done another with the tweak turned on. Spoiler alert, the OnePlus 3 has the S7 edge by a ...

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    The OnePlus 3 has caught plenty of fire for the way it handles its memory. But maddening as it is to watch the device dump app after app, there is some solace for spec nerds. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei explained that the phone's programmed more aggressively to be energy-efficient. Indeed, the launch of this device focused heavily on battery life and quick charging. .@LucaDuci we have a different strategy for RAM management that benefits battery. We think this is the best user experience. — Carl Pei (@getpeid) June 17, 2016 .@LucaDuci for those who don't agree, we've released device tree ...

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    With the OnePlus 3's wholesome 6GB of RAM, you'd think it'd be a beast at multitasking between apps and games. And in the past, the major marketing peg that OnePlus has stood on was that fact that it made flagship killing phones. So, the logical fallacy here would be that the OnePlus 3 would beat up, say, a Galaxy S7 edge with its pesky 4GB of RAM and bullet-fast Exynos 8890 in a speedtest comparison, right? Nope. Not according to C4ETech's video. The outlet tested the two on loading apps and keeping them in memory. It included loading both "Temple Run 2" and "Asphalt 8" along with ...

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    Microsoft has officially changed the goalpost in overtime. The previous minimum memory requirements for Windows 10 Mobile have been annulled and replaced on Microsoft's Hardware Dev Center. Instead of 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, phones will need at least 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The move was made after several Windows Phone 8.1 devices that were promised an upgrade didn't get it. Preview builds of Windows 10 were made available to some 8.1 devices with 512MB RAM, though the size of those software packages practically upped the necessary storage level. While it was made ...

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    Smartphone storage sure isn't growing too fast, and it feels like we've had the same 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB options for years. Sure, there's the odd 128GB model, and even the rare higher-capacity handset, but there's not a lot of momentum to this push for more storage. And while that was long the case for RAM, as well, recent years have finally started seeing a real move towards higher and higher capacities, as phones grew from 2GB to 3GB, and now even 4GB model aren't too difficult to come by. The future promises even more memory yet, like we saw with Samsung's recent work towards 6GB ...

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    Every so often, our Stephen Schenck likes to point out that RAM is really cheap nowadays. And indeed, many phones have taken advantage of that fact with 4GB now the new benchmark for close-to-flagship-tier smartphones and devices. Because why not? Especially after some RAM management kerfuffles. Well, we now have industry sources from Korea telling us about the war games they're playing with Chinese manufacturers as RAM is going, going, gone down to basement prices. Try $16.70 for a 4GB DDR3 module last month, down 9.5 percent from September's price. Metrics tracker DRAMeXchange expects ...

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    Slowly but surely, the amount of memory you'll find in a flagship smartphone has been pushing its way north. It used to be that 3GB of RAM was an oddity that manufacturers seemed hesitant to embrace, but 2014 has seen 3GB phones really step up to compete with the still-more-common 2GB handsets. And while we wait to see if 3GB configurations will pick up even more momentum, there's been this idea teasing us from afar that we could see the arrival of 4GB models. Admittedly, such phones exist – we saw that Qualcomm development platform with 4GB launch last month – but they're not really ...

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    We live in a day and age where electronic devices are an integral part of our everyday lives. What's inside them that makes them do everything that we need them to do? On this episode of Pocketnow Power User we're going to talk about another very important component: RAM -- Random Access Memory -- and how much is really "enough". All about RAM When talking about the memory that goes into our smartphones, tablets, wearables, and even our routers, desktop computers, laptops, and other pieces of hardware that power our digital lives, there are essentially two kinds of memory to talk about. ...

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    Smartphone RAM is a funny thing: for most users, the thought of how much memory their phones have never enters their mind, and it only ever becomes a problem when one day they suddenly don't have enough – up until that point, though, everything's gravy. Phones are getting better and better at multitasking, so hitting that limit through regular app use isn't a big concern, but it can play a role when it comes to compatibility with future platform updates. The day will eventually come when 1GB is seen as the minimum acceptable level, and 2GB will seem less and less like a safe, ...

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    "No one will ever need more than 640KB of RAM", at least that's what many think Bill Gates once said. Whether or not he actually said that is up for debate, but the quote holds a more pointed question: how much RAM is "enough"? Unfortunately the answer to this question brings up even more questions, the foremost of which: what is RAM? RAM, or Random Access Memory, is one of the four major components in any computer. The other parts are the CPU, GPU, and storage ("ROM" or "hard disk"). There are other bits and pieces that help all this along, but for the most part, those are the biggies. ...

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