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Apps Running On M1 iPad Pros Can Only Access 5GB RAM Even In Pricey 16GB Configs


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Apple's newfangled iPad Pro models powered by its home brewed M1 system-on-chip (SoC) can cost as much as $2,399, if opting for the flagship 12.9-inch variant with Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, 2TB of built-in storage, and 16GB of RAM. Now imagine spending all that money and then learning that developers are limited to accessing just 5GB of RAM from their apps...

 

There is a big problem with M1 iPad Pro. After making a stress test and other tests on new M1 iPad Pro with 16GB of RAM, it turned out that app can use ONLY 5GB or RAM! If we allocate more, app crashes. It is only 0.5GB more that in old iPads with 6GB of RAM! I suppose it isn't better on iPad with 8GB," the developer wrote...

 

 

https://hothardware.com/news/apps-running-m1-ipad-pros-only-access-5gb-ram

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