Android FinalizerReference using 7mb of RAM

I didn’t solve the problem, but got an advice that I should check on an empty project.

Tried with:

  • Android Studio Windows x32
  • Android Studio Windows x64
  • IntelliJIDEA x32
  • IntelliJIDEA x64

All of these cause the FinalizerReference to keep 5-10 mb of RAM for itself, on empty and non-empty projects.

Just ignore the issue and keep writing code.

I had the same problem with FinalizerReference, only on Nexus 5.

Here is screenshot of heap dump from Android Studio.
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After some research, I have found this comment, where it said that this could be caused by System.

Also, I have used Eclipse’s Memory Analysis Tool (MAT), which proved that so many FinalizerReference objects belong to System.

And, it didn’t occupy so much memory as Android Studio’s heap dump showed.

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