Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G gets more RAM with new update

Vlad, 12 September 2021

One of the most recent trends in the Android smartphone world is adding virtual RAM capabilities to devices via software updates. A bunch of Chinese companies have been doing this for some of their models, and now Samsung has jumped into the game too.

The latest update for the Galaxy A52s 5G has this feature, which Samsung calls RAM Plus. Enabling it lets you get 4GB extra RAM by using the phone's storage for it.

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Pagefiles have obviously been a thing for a long time in the computer world, and this feature basically does the same thing, so we're left wondering why now - what makes 2021 have the perfect conditions for so many companies launching this feature on Android phones. Is it that storage is finally fast enough?

Whatever the answer, you can almost literally now "download more RAM", for your phone at least (hopefully at least one of you readers is as old as we are to get that).

The version of software that contains this feature is A528BXXU1AUH9 and is rolling out for the A52s 5G in India. It also improves camera stability, according to the changelog, and it's a 250MB download.

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  • Anonymous

I have contacted Samsung and asked that is there a feature called ram plus available for a52s and they told no.its fake information 🤔

  • Diamor

That's nothing more useless like depth sensors and macro, non enthusiast tech would believe this gimmick was a having + more features.

  • Anonymous

These companies didn't introduced virtual ram when 4GB and below ram devices were mainstream.

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