Needs more RAM! Rumors say LeEco is prepping an 8 GB RAM monster for launch in 2016

Needs more RAM! Rumors say LeEco is prepping an 8 GB RAM monster for launch in 2016
LeEco, formerly known as LeTV, is a huge tech company in China, which sells products in a lot of consumer electronics fields. Smartphones is, of course, one of them. You may remember LeTV for it's proud “USA, we are coming!” announcement, or the fact that it likes to call Apple the Nazi of technologies. Or, if you follow us closely, you may remember that LeEco launched the first batch of commercially-available smartphones in 2016 to not have a 3,5 mm audio jack — those were its second generation Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and Le Max 2 handsets. Out of the trio, the Max 2 has the most powerful hardware, with the Snapdragon 820 humming under its hood and a generous slab of 6 GB of RAM.

And while 6 GB of RAM looks like it's plenty for a smartphone, maybe even a bit overkill, a new rumor says that LeEco is already setting up a higher bar for its competitors. Reportedly, a new version of the Le Max 2 will come with the yet unreleased Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 under the hood and a whopping 8 GB of RAM! If we were to assume, we'd guess this new phone would be called Le Max 2 Pro – it's the only name from last year's lineup of Le devices that didn't get revived this year. Though, the leak doesn't go as far as to say when we should expect this super-charged handset.

Well, we are officially in the era where flagship smartphones have more RAM than most laptops and desktop PCs out there in the world. Does 8 GB sound like something you need on your handset, or do you think it's absolutely over the top?



source: GizChina

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22 Comments

1. Kulbrin

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Hmmm...

2. Max_Boost

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

If 6GBs doesn't work, what makes them think that 8 will? LOLhttp://phandroid.com/2016/06/16/oneplus-3s-fails-memory-speedtest/

4. Kumar123 unregistered

Pathetic. They have nothing to show, their software is utter crap so these Chinese and one certain Korean company just put big spec sheet to make their insecure fangirls/boys happy. I still remember the video when iPhone with 1 GB ram beat the $hit out of Note 5 with 4GB ram. LOL.

15. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Note 5 - the highest customer satisfaction rate of any smartphone in the world.

16. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Actually that was just the US. And only 1000 or so people were surveyed.....so.....yeah. Plus you know the iPhone 6 has more users, I.e. satisfaction reports are usually swayed by metrics. Lastly, Apple's total product satisfaction rate is over 95% while Samsung doesn't even report such a stat.

6. peace247 unregistered

that is just bullsh#t..... they have definitely enabled to kill app after leaving in the developer option. Just search for oneplus 3 ram management c4etech on youtube... it's able to hold 8 games in the memory....... I'm not a fanboy... it's just i can't stand fake news.

20. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

That's either garbage optimization on OnePlus' part or just the reviewer that didn't have the proper dev settings enabled/disabled, this isn't OnePlus here...

3. PIGEON.

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

If it won't have these ugly bezels like le max 2, then I will buy it....if it will look like le max pro(1st version) then it will be fine. ;)

5. vasra

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Android 6.0.x has abysmal memory management and doesn't really know how to use the memory for running multiple apps simultaneously. The hacked ROMs are the only solution for this as they tweak this ability to keep apps open.

7. Martineverest

Posts: 521; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

Should Microsoft launch a surface phone with 8gbram,we might likely see surface pro scenario.whereby, Android tablets were ditched in favor of a more powerful one..... This will pose a threat to Android high end phones that prefer specs instead of performance and fucnctions

8. trqster

Posts: 175; Member since: May 17, 2013

Question is will Android with the double/triple amount of CPU cores and RAM finally keep up with the "humble" speced iPhone?

9. vincelongman

Posts: 5625; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

There's nothing "humble" about the A9 It has over 2 billion transistor SoC Huge CPU cores with an issue decode that's 2-3x as wide More cache, including a L3 cache other SoCs lack Its a bigger die than the 7420 (cant find specs for the other recent Android SoCs)

10. tokuzumi

Posts: 1821; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Hopefully this will mean Google won't put 2GB of ram in any more of their phones.

11. TheHeartBreakKid

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 07, 2015

Lol. In another news OP3 got its A** kicked by S7. So much for more ram. More ram is useless if you keep killing apps. And if android stops kill apps in background, battery life will be crap. Long story short. More ram is useless.

12. bencozzy

Posts: 24; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

OP3 will run better once ubuntu touch is ported sadly Google is getting left behind in OS optimization for high end specs. They need to a: either control hardware or b: open the nexus project to more then one partner to allow for a wider development platform.

13. TheGranter

Posts: 63; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

What's the point of being able to have 6-7gbs of apps running in the background just draining power. f**king useless, LOL

17. sunnyfpy

Posts: 275; Member since: May 12, 2013

Marketing hype only,yuky OS is the issues

18. Jairus24

Posts: 49; Member since: Jan 20, 2012

Seeing how people use smartphone right now, 4GB is already the sweet spot. Most people will keep killing the app processes anyways, it's already imprinted in their DNA, LOL.

19. T-Dizzle

Posts: 151; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Maybe it will be the rumored SD823 device.

21. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Who requires 8Gb in a phone, when even 2 or 3GB are more than enough.......

22. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Instead of iincluding 8GB RAM, leco should bring back 3.5mm jack in their max pro 2 model.....

23. sunnyfpy

Posts: 275; Member since: May 12, 2013

Hype only,no functionality at moment!

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