Could the Samsung Galaxy Note III have 3GB of RAM?

Earlier today, we heard that the LG Optimus G2 could be the first mobile device on the market with 3GB of RAM, but now we may have a race on our hands. A new rumor is saying that the Samsung Galaxy Note III could also feature 3GB of RAM, so it's really a matter of which gets to claim the title of "first!"...
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44 Comments

14. LordDavon

Posts: 156; Member since: Sep 19, 2011

"640K ought to be enough for anybody."

18. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

This is possibly my phone of 2013 :D Hopefully they make the design better though...

20. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Don't see anything wrong with a hypothetical design based off the S4 (although I'd change the material to carbon fibre), I personally find the Sony and htc's very boring to look at by comparison after seeing them in person on more than 15 occasions.

23. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

Maybe it's because you have been looking at it for too long XD Using Carbon fibre would be nice, but I don't think Samsung will change drastically. I don't mind the phone being plastic, but they can surely improve the design.

30. synthetic_llama

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 06, 2013

I wonder if they will change the design.... With the galaxy s1 and s2 were similar. 3 and 4 are similar. s5 will be different for sure based on the trend. I wonder if they will keep that trend for the note series if so then it should be a new design.

32. alltechinside

Posts: 248; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

But Note series is looking similar to the galaxy s series (Note vs Galaxy s2, Note 2 vs Galaxy S3), I won't be surprised to see the same design (Galaxy S4) though. But a man can dream :D

21. Caukerzee

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 02, 2013

No...i'll wait till they release a phablet or phone that runs on a 5gb Ram.

22. Caukerzee

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 02, 2013

And internal memory of atleast 1tetrabyte.

24. SprintGuy26

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

i thought they already said that the note 2 will have 3GB of RAM then they change it to 2GB now they are saying 3GB, which one is it?!?!

26. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Damn 3gigs of ram. This is going too be a sweet phone.

35. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

4gb...

40. Mrmark

Posts: 398; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

In going for 5.7 rumor. Personally preference.

41. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Anything beyond 2GB would be dangerously approach the 32-bit virtual space addressing limit. Given that current ARM chips are capped at physical addresses ranging from 2.5-3.5GB and that the hardware too needs some dedicated memory the usable amount would likely sit in the range of 2.5GB. Android doesn't need more than 2GB anyways.

43. lifebeyondearth

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

HARDLY UNLIKELY, phones with 2GB RAMs are still waited to be seen in other parts of the world!
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