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[Gizmodo]iPhone 4S Only Has 512MB RAM

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We hoped Apple had beefed up the RAM in the iPhone 4S, but those hopes may be dashed. Two recent unconfirmed reports suggest the iPhone 4S may ship with 512MB of RAM like the iPhone 4, not 1GB as expected.
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That's to bad, especially all new androids will be dual core, 1gb ram...
    
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title should say "may have" rather than "has"

You would think they would release the full specs of the phone, before people can pre-order it.
    
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And underclocked to 800MHz. In other words, the first dual core Androids are still faster (1.0-1.5GHz), and the new 5 core Kal-El phones will slaughter it as expected.
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It's still sufficient.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
And underclocked to 800MHz. In other words, the first dual core Androids are still faster (1.0-1.5GHz), and the new 5 core Kal-El phones will slaughter it as expected.
What are you doing on your phone that could use the more RAM/cpu speed exactly?
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Originally Posted by Lyfskills View Post
What are you doing on your phone that could use the more RAM/cpu speed exactly?
Then what you are saying getting a 4S is pointless since for what we are doing a 3GS or a 4 can do it.
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It's still sufficient.
^this. I have 16gb ram in my computer, doesn't mean it's better than a similar machine with 8gb.

I have yet to run into memory issues on my iPhone 4.
 
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post #9 of 129
Please stop comparing MHz and GHz day in and out. By the chart that has been floating around, 800 MHz A5 should be able to keep up with (or beat) 1.5 GHz CPU in any Android/W7 phone.

Also due to how much lighter iOS5 is, 512MB will probably be plenty for most users. Android is heavier and needs the 1GB ram.

I will never buy myself an iPhone, I dislike everything about Apple, but people are cursing Apple for the wrong reasons.
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My smartie has 256MB

Edit: Cullen... You're getting it wrong.

The strong part of the iP4S is the GPU, not the CPU. A Samsung Exynos (2x1.2GHz) is noticeably faster than the A5.
Edited by Artikbot - 10/11/11 at 8:27am
   
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