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Is 1.5gb of RAM enough?

21st August 2014, 09:39 PM |#1  
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I hope this isn't a dumb question. I am thinking of moving from my S2 (running custom 4.4.4 ROM) to the S5 mini, but I am wondering if 1.5gb is really enough RAM? On the S2, I had to repartition the 2gb to 4gb - though that was before I went from 4.1.2 to 4.4.x.
 
 
22nd August 2014, 03:53 PM |#2  
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with the stock samsung android rom the ram is nearly full up to 85-90%....
but let's wait for root & CM. i think then it will be better with the ram usage
24th August 2014, 04:25 PM |#3  
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t think when ART becomes the default runtime, only 1.5gb RAM will really be a problem as it uses about 20% more than dalvik. If I were in charge at Samsung I'd have made the S5 with 3gb, the S5 mini with 2gb, and given the Alpha an sdcard slot. I hate how they keep micro-fragmenting their offerings. On that one issue, they could take a big lesson from Apple (boooo hissss).
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