1. FiveFingerStudios's Avatar
    I have an iPad Air 1. Does the iPad Air 2's 2GB of ram prevent tabs from reloading? If so, I may upgrade when the Air 3 comes out.
    05-18-2015 11:23 PM
  2. Bigeric23's Avatar
    There is no way to guarantee some tabs won’t reload, but it will most definitely help, yes.
    05-19-2015 08:23 AM
  3. SquireSCA's Avatar
    I wondered about that as well. It was horrible on the iPad 2 Mini Retina... Made browsing feel like I was on a cheap 5 year old smartphone.

    Why does Apple cheap out on the RAM? What is 1GB of RAM these days, bought in bulk? $1? Less?

    I just don't get why Apple always puts barely enough in their devices. Only reason I can think of is that they do it for "planned obsolescence"... They want you to buy the next gen device, and so they make sure that whatever one you have is barely adequate for the current OS, and when the new OS comes out(that is barely difference than the one you have that looks like it did in 2007), that your device will slow down more and you will feel the need to upgrade.

    Sneaky, I don't like that. RAM is CHEAP... For a premium device, splurge a little, Apple...
    Galbed Junior likes this.
    05-31-2015 10:17 AM
  4. Galbed Junior's Avatar
    I couldn't agree more with you
    05-31-2015 11:34 AM
  5. Evilguppy's Avatar
    I haven't had a reload issue with my Air 2. Oddly enough, I've been having that problem with... My MBA 2012. Go figure.
    My husband has the Air 1 and he doesn't have reload issues either though when you compare both tablets, mine is clearly faster than his.
    06-02-2015 11:40 AM
  6. SquireSCA's Avatar
    I am finding the Air 2 to be much better than the Mini 2 Ret, but if I don't periodically manually close apps down in the multitask menu, I still get the occasional reload.

    The Mini 2 was horrible. I found the browsing experience to be akin to dial-up, it was that slow at times... 1GB of RAM is way too low for a device like this, and 2GB is the minimum we should have. So many devices are coming with 3GB these days, I don't know why Apple doesn't plan a little bit for the future...
    06-02-2015 12:08 PM
  7. mekael's Avatar
    me toooo
    06-26-2015 10:14 AM

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