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RAM in a cell phone

by tallpaulyall / November 4, 2010 1:22 PM PDT

I am comparing the HTC Surround and Samsung Focus.The HTC has 448MB RAM and the Samsung has 512MB RAM.Will the Samsung be that much quicker???

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Total RAM alone doesn't make a rig fast
by Pepe7 / November 4, 2010 3:06 PM PDT
In reply to: RAM in a cell phone

It's the overhead on the device that counts more. If the OS runs a bunch of stuff from the get go, and in the background, you will still poke along.

That said, that difference in RAM should for all practical purposes be inconsequential. How each rig behaves will still vary due to other factors. Do the two processors share the same clock speed? What difference is their in screen size/resolution?

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Samsung VS HTC
by tallpaulyall / November 4, 2010 10:47 PM PDT

Both phones have a 1ghz processor.The Samsung has a amoled 4" screen while the HTC has 3.8" LED screen they both have 480x800 resolution

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Sounds like a tossup to me
by Pepe7 / November 5, 2010 3:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung VS HTC

In that case it will require first hand experimenting on your part to properly deduce which one is snappier out of the box, along with which UI you prefer. Beyond that, I also suggest you peruse XDA Developers forum in great detail to find out if you could perhaps load a custom ROM to improve the handset's performance.

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by tallpaulyall / November 5, 2010 8:47 AM PDT

Thanks for your Help Pepe

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