Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th May 2014 17:51 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

Despite the fact that even some of Samsung's own devices with just 512MB RAM run KitKat just fine, the company still claims the international Galaxy SIII's and SIII mini's 1GB of RAM is not enough to run KitKat.

In order to facilitate an effective upgrade on the Google platform, various hardware performances such as the memory (RAM, ROM, etc.), multi-tasking capabilities, and display must meet certain technical expectations. The Galaxy S3 and S3 mini 3G versions come equipped with 1GB RAM, which does not allow them to effectively support the platform upgrade. As a result of the Galaxy S3 and S3 mini 3G versions’ hardware limitation, they cannot effectively support the platform upgrade while continuing to provide the best consumer experience.

Do not buy Samsung phones.

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Always buy Nexuses
by ronaldst on Sun 11th May 2014 04:32 UTC
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I tell people this over and over. They have a lower planned obsolescence rate than every other android units out there.

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