Samsung: Of Course, Our Next Smartphones Will Be 64-Bit

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  1. SweX

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    http://allthingsd.com/20130912/sams...nes-will-be-64-bit/?mod=atd_homepage_carousel
     
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    So..., will people really make use of that 64-bit functionality or even if it's really necessary for smartphones?
     
  3. Noob

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    Seems like Apple set the trend. Hahahaha
    What are the benefits of 64-bit on smartphones?
     
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    In Apples testing the OS screen animations were 37% faster however you measure animations.
     
  5. J_L

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    More than 4GB of RAM on my next phone, hurray!
     
  6. Noob

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    I didnt know Android (Unix) had the same 4GB issue as Windows.
     
  7. J_L

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    It has little to do with the OS right now, a 32-bit CPU simply doesn't support more than 4GB of RAM.

    32-bit *nix has the same limitations as 32-bit Windows, except they have PAE support (non-Server editions of Windows don't). Virtually all desktop CPU (x86) are 64-bit, but not yet for mobile (ARM).
     
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    Didnt know about that, i always thought it was related to Windows.
    I never took my time to read about it. :)
     
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    I'll take the 16 RAM smartphone model, thank you.:D
     
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