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Support RAM 256 mb for 2.1? Now what about the other 256 mb RAM?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Candroid, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Candroid

    Candroid Well-Known Member
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    I thought this phone has 512 RAM but we are only utilzing 256? what is up with that? When they do the OTA for froyo, will that build have the kernal or build for the other 256? I am a little disapointed that they advertise this phone as a 512 mb... or are other resourcings using the other 256mb?
     

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  2. travishamockery

    travishamockery Well-Known Member
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    I read that there should be a high mem fix of some sort in the OTA I believe. I don't think the leaked 2.2 has this yet though.
     
  3. dookie1

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    android sys info shows me 476mb total, ~60mb free. where are you seeing only 256mb?
     
  4. Candroid

    Candroid Well-Known Member
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    Do you have an app that shows system info? Or is it in settings somewhere?
     
  5. lexluthor

    lexluthor Well-Known Member
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    My DX seems to be using all the memory,

    I have System Panel and it says 59M available and 88% of total memory used.

    Doing the math, that's about 490MB total. Not sure where the little extra is (could just be that available RAM isn't rounded), but it's pretty close.
     

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