iPhone 4 has twice the RAM of iPad and 3GS

When the iPhone 4 was announced, a lot of people were surprised that some features, like iMovie, were exclusive to iPhone 4. Not even the iPad, with its identical A4 processor, was said to be getting all the same apps.

However, it seems the issue is one of hardware, more specifically, RAM. MacRumors reports that while the original iPhone and iPhone 3G boasted 128MB of RAM and the 3GS and iPad had twice that with 256MB, the iPhone 4 has 512MB of RAM.

Though Apple isn't exactly known for releasing the processor speed and RAM of any of its iPhones, the company supposedly confirmed the 512MB at WWDC last week.

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  • mattfoo2324
    The iPad looks so outdated now with its 1024 x 768 screen, 1/2 the RAM and no camera, not to mention a front facing one. Apple really dropped the ball on the engineering of the iPad, where two months later its totally outclassed by a PHONE! Too bad consumers can't recognize that and refuse to buy already outdated hardware. Instead, we're stuck with sheeple, with Steve Jobs tending the flock.
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  • sliem
    Fortunately for Apple, they have genius marketing team.
    Unfortunately for Apple fans, they have genius marketing team.
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  • ern88
    What is the norm ram for a smart phone these days?
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  • mattfoo2324
    The iPad looks so outdated now with its 1024 x 768 screen, 1/2 the RAM and no camera, not to mention a front facing one. Apple really dropped the ball on the engineering of the iPad, where two months later its totally outclassed by a PHONE! Too bad consumers can't recognize that and refuse to buy already outdated hardware. Instead, we're stuck with sheeple, with Steve Jobs tending the flock.
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  • sliem
    Fortunately for Apple, they have genius marketing team.
    Unfortunately for Apple fans, they have genius marketing team.
    25