Virtual RAM: What is it, how does it work, and should you care?

Virtual RAM, dynamic RAM expansion, extended RAM 一 if you have followed smartphone launches over the last few months in India, there is a good chance you’ve heard at least one of these terms. RAM is something that every smartphone comes with and most people are aware of. However, terms like Virtual RAM or extended RAM are relatively new and here we will try and explain what it is, how it works and if you should really care.

All the aforementioned terms are the same on Android, but things might vary based on how you trigger the feature and how much the brand limits it.


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This article contains inputs from Sreehari, Product Manager, Realme Global

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