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Latest rumored specs for the Samsung GALAXY Note III include 3GB of RAM

0. phoneArena 28 Apr 2013, 10:37 posted on

The latest rumored specs for the Samsung GALAXY Note III pretty much show what eveeryone has been expecting from the phablet for some time now, including a 5.99 inch screen, Android 4.2.2 right out of the box, 32GB of native storage that can be expanded using the included microSD slot, 3GB of RAM and an octa-core Samsung Exynos 5410 processor...

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posted on 28 Apr 2013, 17:52 1

73. k1ng617 (Posts: 264; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)

Such a silly comment.

On my Note 2 with 7 active apps (no games) it's using 1.43 of 1.75gb. Heck one 3D game will probably put me over.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 10:42 35

1. Neurone (Posts: 54; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)

Release the beast!!!!

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:33 33

22. ITEngineer (Posts: 54; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)

it's not a laptop, your not gonna multitask it to death

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:16 17

12. ITEngineer (Posts: 54; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)

i really think 3 gigs is overkill.... Please Fanboys down voters stay logical and stay away, i own an S4

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:31 39

19. appleDOESNT.com (banned) (Posts: 456; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)

sorry, you can never have enough ram... never. It only helps/speeds things up and it's requirement always gets larger over time. Overkill and ram is simply not possible

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:40 19

24. ajac09 (Posts: 1482; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)

prefer to much ram then not enough.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:48 7

26. Scarambay (Posts: 94; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)

Just state your opinion. Neither do you have to explain yourself nor bother about people downvoting your comments.

Regarding the topic, it's all about pushing the boundaries. Remember the time when people thought 720p displays on smartphones was overkill? Fast-forward two years and now we have got 1080p displays! Of course, RAM cannot be compared with displays but still there won't be a saturation point for RAM unlike the resolution of displays on smartphones.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 11:50 20

27. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

I will :)

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 12:05 9

33. crogers2012 (Posts: 10; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)

They are, in my opinion, trying to make it a desktop replacement. Where you can bluetooth a mouth and keyboard and hook it up to a monitor and use it that way. It is possible with the note II but the amount of RAM made it a bit boggy at times.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 12:25 19

40. bparkerson (unregistered)

Me Too...I get full use of all my devices...as much as they allow at least...RAM, a cheap, very welcome addition!!!

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 12:30 9

42. BadAssAbe (Posts: 461; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)

Let me explain why I ( tech guy) need/want more more ram

Widgets, on my phone I have at least 1 widget on each home screen but I want to have at least 2 but can't because the phone will lag

Live wallpaper, yes I love my live wallpapers

Small muititasking,

Now let me explain why my little sister (non tech HS girl) needs more ram than me.
She has over 14 widgets on her SGS4, and a live one direction wallpaper. Phone runs smooth only because she loves to swipe to exit task.

With more ram I can get even better widgets, I love widgets and so do HS GIrls

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 12:37 7

44. Daniel.95 (Posts: 89; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)

r u sure ?
Its going to be full plastic.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 13:23 6

51. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 16336; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)

Especially when a lot of widgets and apps are so resource hungry.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 13:25 5

52. Luuthian (Posts: 263; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)

Yeah it's definitely not needed at this point. But this seems to be Samsung's way. Rather than tightly develop their software they just throw big hardware at the problem. Not really sure why they may feel 3GB of ram is needed.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 13:58 5

57. Pedro0x (Posts: 271; Member since: 19 Oct 2012)

Once ARM releases 64-bit chips, we will be able to use our phones as computers. And even today we can use Note 2 for example as a small computer.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 14:50 9

61. Note2waitingonNote3 (banned) (Posts: 87; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)

Yes sir this is exactly what I am waiting for definitely....Mark it down guys Nothing will beat the Galaxy Note 3 in 2013...

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 14:54 1

62. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 140; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)

The lamest excuse I've ever heard from a butthurt hater.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 15:01

63. Muayyad (Posts: 236; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)

no you won't open 10+ internet browser windows, antivirus, office programms and more on an android phone. Not gonna happen.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 15:27 1

66. medicci37 (Posts: 1323; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)

i plan on keeping my next phone 4 at least 2 years. so by we will be going in2 the year 2016 by the time this phone is 2 years old. at that time high end models will have at least 4 gigs. also, the sg3 from a year ago had 2 gigs. its called progress

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 17:02 3

71. KFear (Posts: 143; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)

You don't use 3g worth on a device. You'd have to have 5 browers open at once, notes, email, 5 games, and a lot more. Android manages RAM in a very unique way that is both good for battery life, overheating, and so on. If my phone was using 3g's worth, i'd be concerned. That's a lot of memory and it means you should get off your phone and go do something outside.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 17:34 2

72. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

it's not beast, it's big, samdung getting big year by year. don't know what samdung will bring out in 2014, maybe 7" phone and 25" tablet. this is totally crazzy.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 19:03 5

75. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)

Stfu, when samsung announced 4.8 gs3 all u haters are saying like that, and now all manufacturers are inclined w/ 5" above, still d same reaction..

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 19:04 4

76. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 1116; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)

Wow how do i bluetooth my mouth? LOL

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 19:36 2

81. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Probably Sir Jony Ives need to teach you Linux and Ram together :)

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 20:50 2

86. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)

What i wanna say is when samsung tried to make 4.8" and 5.3" all haters gone wild and saying like ur comment #72.. but when all manufacturers are now inclind w/5", now thats enough, hmm
Im a fan of samsung coz they revolutionzed android and thats a fact, i dont care abt ur n8 coz i hate their ecosystem and i dont want bulky devices.. i just have 808 for camera.

Am i jealous? Where dd u get that logic? I dont care abt ur nokia dwvice w/ small crappy display, i have a note2 and only note3 can beat this beast, after usinh note2, ur nokia devices feels cheaper,, if i know, inside u u r jealous w/ android world of big and brilliant displays..

And samsung isnt forcng u to buy their devices and it seems ur interested always and commenting and bashing like ur the worst person in ds world.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 20:08 2

83. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

5" is enough dude, don't go above 5". who told u that we need above 5",
jealous.....!!! and samsung was't find 5" get that. ok
looks like u r samdung fanboy. now tell me r u guys making iphone 5 joke now make by your self and sammy joke about getting bigger and bigger.

and still samdung is cheap and breakable. if my n8 drop on s4 or note2 it will be 4 pieces. get that too.

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 20:24 5

85. evarod48 (Posts: 154; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)

so, obviously you love your nokia and are unwilling to rationalize with anyone that supports other companies

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 21:07

87. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

oh so u own Nokia 808,but i thought u don't like bulky device, and r u sure that nokia device feel cheap. replace your word first. get that. and i don't care about samdung. u know what nokia is making 5" because of they want to make phablet not smarphone ok. and nokia don't have 5" hope u get this really well.
jealous boy

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 21:25 4

90. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)

Ddnt u get it? 808 just for its topnotch camera oh cmon, nokia is running slow in tech world, and even their fanboys are running slow in comprehension haha.
U dont care abt samsung, why visit every samsung artcle? Cmon ur too errrr...

Did i say nokia have 5"? Haha, if nokia will venture in 5" 720p/1080p android smartphone, then i would also venture into them.

Again im not jealous, whr are u pckng those ideas? Cmon if someon will give me a nokia for free, i will sell it immediately and buy a brilliant amoled smartphone w/ android goodness. :)

posted on 28 Apr 2013, 21:48

96. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

lol sorry dude i'm just messin with u.

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