The Note 7 Will Only Have 4GB Of RAM?!

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  1. DroidModderX

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    Earlier today some Galaxy Note 7 benchmarks hit the web. The benchmarks confirm that the new Samsung phablet will only feature 4GB of RAM. Rumors surrounding this device have been pretty united in stating that the device will arrive with 6GB of ram. While 4GB is for the most part plenty it can be a bit disheartening when a $400 device like the OnePlus 3 comes with 6GB. If you want even more bad news the benchmark also reveals that the phone will come with a Snapdragon 820 instead of the expected Snapdragon 823. The phone may also ship with Marshmallow. This may just be a larger version of the Galaxy S7 Edge with an S-Pen.

    If there is nothing to differentiate the Note 7 from the Galaxy S7 Edge other than the screen size and S-Pen inclusion will you be willing to drop up to $900 on the phone? Do you think modeling the specs for this phone after the S7 is a good idea, or do you think Samsung should update the specs even if only slightly?

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    Perhaps this is more of a "lite" version? If this device is going to be in the $900 range it better have some major sweet features otherwise I will order another Note 4 to have a round.

    4gb of ram to me doesn't mean much but if it is only an S7 edge with S pen I will be very disappointed. I wasn't really wowed by anything on the Note 5 other than a few small features like screen off memo and scrolling screen shots. I got both of those on my Note 4 with the MM update.

    My note 4 has always seemed to "lag" when opening Web pages or browsers. Also many other stock apps always seem to open slow. I want a device that will open apps when I click on them.

    I will try to keep a positive attitude until Aug 2nd. But if this device is affordable I still plan on getting it.

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    I think that this is the Lite version.
    This is Benchmarks from last week.

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    If the above image isn't correct and more like the SM-N930F I would pass on it myself. But if more like SM-N935F I would be more all in.
     
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    My big problem is reports are coming in that it will be a $900+ device. That thing will have to do amazing things for me to drop that kind of cash on it.

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    Isn't 4gb already complete overkill? 6 would be beyond overkill. The price tag however is overkill too IMO.
     
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    I agree 4GB of ram SHOULD be plenty - any decent OS should run just fine on that. However, when you have a ton of widgets and multitasking apps running in the background I could see how that will be a problem, eventually.

    I use a ton of widgets (which also means a lot of services running in the background). The main issue I would say is some apps not being optimized to really take advantage of the extra ram (primarily my launcher, and few widgets).
     
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    Sam Mobile reports that the Gnote 7 could come with an Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 processor.
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    If this is true then Samsung is making my switch to the Droid Force a much easier decision. As cool as the Edge Features are i want the Shattershield. MotoMods also adding to my decision.
     
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    4GB is plenty. Period.
     
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    That's debatable. This is my usage and I only have Tapatalk and Amazon running for my personal use. The rest is all android applications.

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    It's really not. 2 or 3 years ago, maybe. But Android is FINALLY doing not just a good job but an EXCEPTIONAL job on most phones of managing memory. This was not always the case.
    Right now my 3GB phone shows a piddly 510 mb free. And it doesn't lag one iota. and it will not, no matter what I throw at it.
    Eh...maybe that's just a Moto thang. ;)
     
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