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Default Better RAM usage.

If you are using CM or CM based custom ROM, you can add
ro.config.low_ram=true
to your build.prop to get better RAM usage.

Draw backs?
No transparent status bar and nav bar on home screen.

Does it makes a big difference ?
You tell me! Settings > apps> running shows a difference of 40-50mb less ram usage when running the same apps. Also, the running apps didn't get killed when switching between different apps.





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Draw backs?
No transparent status bar and nav bar on home screen.

Does it makes a big difference ?
You tell me! Settings > apps> running shows a difference of 40-50mb less ram usage when running the same apps. Also, the running apps didn't get killed when switching between different apps.
This was the Killer feature of Kitkat in general. Many of us have older 512mb devices and this extends their usefulness for quite a while. On the Moto G however, why bother? I've never seen it even come close to getting into a low ram situation and I bought the phone because I was tired of skimping on ram for several years until now.
 
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Must it be on CM, or can I add this to any ROM's build.prop that is running KitKat?

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Must it be on CM, or can I add this to any ROM's build.prop that is running KitKat?

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Can you add in build.prop easily
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This should work in all KK ROMs, not only CM11.
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Yeah. All you need is root.

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Don't ask me why, but I added that value, and I ended get less free RAM with that value than now, that I just removed. With ro.config.low_ram=true the first boot I ended about 450/455MB Free RAM. Now that i removed that lines, I'm with 480MB RAM.

And I love the transparent bar

 
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I have installed CM11, and always have around 450-500Mb free. So why bother for extra 40Mb?
 
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I have installed CM11, and always have around 450-500Mb free. So why bother for extra 40Mb?
Not just extra 40 MB, I also noticed that it kills background apps less frequently. And I have many apps installed and usually have less than 300mb free RAM.

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This trick improved my ram usage by 40/50 mb Thanks guy!

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