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Shame they didn't kick it up to 1GB, I was constantly at under 100MB of RAM free, and the phone was obviously not hitting RAM for in-app items (IE menu's, textures and other classic signs you need more RAM).
    
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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.
I would've thought by now that people on OCN would realize that clock speed has little to do with performance when comparing different architectures and operating systems.
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post #23 of 129
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
Shame they didn't kick it up to 1GB, I was constantly at under 100MB of RAM free, and the phone was obviously not hitting RAM for in-app items (IE menu's, textures and other classic signs you need more RAM).
And those insisting that 512MB is enough for a smartphone (for someone who truly USES their smartphone) are in denial.

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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
I would've thought by now that people on OCN would realize that clock speed has little to do with performance when comparing different architectures and operating systems.
I wasn't implying that its clock speed was the only factor; in a later post after that one I added that the Exynos architecture is just a much better design.
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Sorry to offend you, it is saddening that people today would rather go into debt for these minor upgraded revisions than skip them like you are. Perhaps there is some part of jealousy on my part for not having endless disposable income but then relief that I have some brains left to not want to go into debt or put off something like owning car.
Actually, it's a free tradeup. The old phone will sell for at least as much as it costs to buy the new phone under contract.
post #25 of 129
I really don't think the iPhone 4S was for anything more than a new camera. If you don't want a better camera don't get it.
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I really don't think the iPhone 4S was for anything more than a new camera. If you don't want a better camera don't get it.
Lulz.

Or better reception

Or better talk time

Or a faster CPU

Or a faster GPU

Or Siri

Etc etc etc?
post #27 of 129
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
Shame they didn't kick it up to 1GB, I was constantly at under 100MB of RAM free, and the phone was obviously not hitting RAM for in-app items (IE menu's, textures and other classic signs you need more RAM).
IOs memory management will automatically free ram from paused apps when you need it. In theory as long as no single app uses more than 500 MB ram your fine.
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post #28 of 129
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I would've thought by now that people on OCN would realize that clock speed has little to do with performance when comparing different architectures and operating systems.
Architecture is basically the same... ARM Cortex A9.
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I'm sad now... I just realized that since I don't use the default texting application, Siri probably won't work for me for texting.
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I just want siri and better cam. Oh and I want to use my left hand.
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