LG Optimus G2 could be the first phone with 3GB of RAM for better multitasking

LG Optimus G2 could be the first phone with 3GB of RAM for better multitasking
Korean publication claims that the LTE-Advanced version of the upcoming LG Optimus G2 will sport 3 GB of RAM for the first time. This  will likely translate to the global edition as well, where LTE-A will be turned off for the simple reason that no carrier but SK Telecom offers it yet on such commercial scale.

The sources mentioned that the three gigs will allow faster multitasking and watching a Full HD video while doing something else without hiccups, meaning LG plans on continuing with its QSlide Apps multitasking concept.

LG is no stranger to mobile "firsts", as it was the sole maker out of the gate with a dual-core handset and the first to out a 3D-enabled phone, not to mention it was first to introduce a phone with 2 GB of RAM with the Optimus LTE 2 last year, so there's every chance 3 GB in a pair of gig and a half modules will be present.

We are more interested in the G2 allegedly breaking Android's navigation buttons paradigm, placing some of them on the back, or maybe just the volume keys, but in any case something innovative is coming with this handset. The sources say it should be released soon after the Galaxy S4 LTE-A that is already on sale, so it shouldn't be a long wait.

source: Naver via Webtrek.it

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

how much ram is "Enough " for android devices?

4. decent4u

Posts: 75; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Nothin's ENOUGH ;)

5. Jason2k13

Posts: 1462; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

aslong as the phone is the same price or less than the rest of the competition, then give me more ram anyday!

2. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Why 3gb not 4gb ? :p

12. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

Because arm SoCs are 32-bit right now and that means that they canĀ“t use more than 3 GB RAM.

3. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the G2 is shaping up to be a pretty beast phone. o:

6. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

If LG could just get more refinement in their execution of their devices, they'd be right up there with Samsung. LG are almost always the 1st to bring some awesome HW, and their latest phones are really good. I used a Optimus G earlier this year in an LG shop, nothing short of an amazing experience and their UI isn't that bad. :)

10. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

LG Optimus G is a stunning phone. The crystal reflections on the back is simply gorgeous. Too bad it had some cracking issues. I didn't find their UI to be the best though. Better than Samsung, touch Wiz though. The best UI i consider now is Sony's Xperia Timescape UI.

7. FlushGordon unregistered

As if average users will notice the difference duh

13. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

oh they will when they dont close apps and notice they can keep more open without it causing issues

8. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

nice, but I have to say that on my nexus7 I almost always have 300MB of free ram with 1GB total, so I guess that users won't notice much difference between 2 and 3, though it might be useful in the future.

9. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

LG's always 1st to upgrade but there's hardly anybody who cares.

11. supa_dupa

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Come on...we need at least 4GB RAM for Angry Birds...

14. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Bring it on!!!

15. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I'm more concern in a revolution of battery life

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