Video Shows Benefits of 2GB RAM in iPhone 6s

When Apple announced the iPhone 6s, they didn't mention that the new iPhones carry 2GB of RAM, an increase from 1GB on the iPhone 6. The 2GB RAM was later confirmed in Xcode and benchmarks. This increased RAM allows the iPhone to keep more Apps and data active in memory.

iDownloadBlog recorded this video showing the difference between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s after loading several websites in Safari:


The iPhone 6s is able to keep more websites active in memory without requiring a reload when returning to the tab. The additional RAM should also allow more apps to remain active in memory without relaunching.

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus just launched on Friday.

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Top Rated Comments

JXShine Avatar
114 months ago
It's enough if you don't need 20 tabs stored in memory
Oh please, stop pulling numbers out of your ass.
My 6Plus couldn't even keep 3 tabs open without refreshing.
Score: 92 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr Fusion Avatar
114 months ago
This is the best feature of the new iPhone and Apple won't even specifically acknowledge it.

Sometimes, specs DO matter.
Score: 58 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dazz87 Avatar
114 months ago
But i thought 1GB of Ram was enough........
Score: 55 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kcamfork Avatar
114 months ago
Annoying 2 gb wasn't in the 6/6+ to begin with.
Score: 46 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sniffies Avatar
114 months ago
I can definitely feel the difference. So far, it's given me nothing but an easy ride. What a pleasure!
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lympero Avatar
114 months ago
But i thought 1GB of Ram was enough........
It's enough if you don't need 20 tabs stored in memory
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)