Support why ram only 176mb

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by djzame, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. djzame

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    When i purchased the phone i knew that it had 256 mb of ram but when i checked with ram manager it said that i have 176mb of total ram what i going on???
     

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  2. olbriar

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    I'm not familiar with your phone but I'm guessing the missing ram is allocated for the phone's internal use.
     
  3. djzame

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    i thought that too but from these 176mb i only have available 70-80mb. the other mbs are consumed from the programs....so after all i purchased it with 256 in mind and then i find myself with 70-80mbs in the best situation....thats a bit unfair.. i am sure ther is a way to unlock all the 256 mbs.. plz help me forum
     
  4. djzame

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    Is there any way to have all 256 mb of ram??
     
  5. Lebo

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    The short answer is no.

    The sonic has 256 MB of RAM ( Random access memory used by the LINUX based android operating system to operate the phone. )

    and 256 MB of Storage. ( Where the operating system and programs are stored.)

    You then have the ability to add a Micro SD card for additional storage.

    Linux and thus Android does not handle RAM the same way as Windows. Free RAM does not necessarily mean better performance in this case.
     
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  6. djzame

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    ok i understand....thnx mate ;)
     
  7. klsdream

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    how to fix "low on space", when it appear, then the phone get slow :(
     
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