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[News] Microsoft Increases Memory Limit For Apps In Windows Phone 8.1


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Microsoft Increases Memory Limit For Apps In Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone is always known for performance and it comes as a result of strict memory requirements for apps. Developers have to plan in advance on how to utilize the resources allocated for their apps. In Windows Phone 8, developers had a 150mb memory limit even on a 2GB RAM device for their background tasks. But with WP8.1, Microsoft has increased it to over 300mb. Also, a foreground App can use up to 825mb of memory on a 2GB RAM. Check the above and below images for comparison.
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Anyone can build a simple app, but a complex app requires more thought. Building a serious app on a device with significant memory and CPU constraints can pose some interesting technical challenges. You also have choices about the breadth of markets you want to address with your app. In this session, we’ll look at your choices, and how you can work within the resource constraints to build compelling, resilient apps. We’ll also deep-dive into the platform Resource Manager, examine what’s new in Windows Phone 8.1, and explain the rationale behind the resource management policies.

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  1. plz reply on above comment admin… Or it will improve fps in games like minion rush

  2. It means that now the game which requires 1 GB ram will run on 512 ram devices

    • No its not like that. If you see the chart more closely, you’ll realize there’s only minor changes for 512mb ram devices. Yes, its a big deal for 1GB and 2GB ram devices though.
      WP8.1 although optimized, but will take more resources (not more battery necessarily) than WP8 due to more active features like “Action Center”,quick launch of Cortana etc. In this case, I’m not sure how good it’ll work where.

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