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Samsung commences 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM production for next-gen smartphones

Samsung commences 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM production for next-gen smartphones
Samsung commences 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM production for next-gen smartphones
  • The 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM would deliver mobile industry’s highest performance and largest capacity.
  • It is expected to deliver 20% energy savings while offering up to double the capacity, compared to 12GB DRAM.

Seoul based electronic giant, Samsung Electronics has reportedly announced commencing the mass production of industry’s first ever 16GB LPDDR5 mobile DRAM for the next generation smartphones. This new 16GB development is anticipated to lead the mobile memory market with an added capacity which enables improved 5G and AI features inclusive of smart photography and graphic rich gaming.

For the record, the electronics company had, in the last year, begun the mass production of 12 GB LPDDR5, which apparently marked the timely launch of 5G flagship smartphones for the global customers.

As per credible sources, the data transfer rate for 16GB LPDDR5 is, 5500 megabits per second which is nearly 1.3 times faster than LPDDR4X. Moreover, when compared to an 8GB LPDDR4X package, the new DRAM is expected to deliver more than 20% energy savings while improving the capacity two times. It has been further claimed that the company’s 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM package constitutes of eight 12 Gb chips and four 8 Gb, taking over the premium smartphones with twice the DRAM capacity.

Speaking on the matter, the senior VP of memory sales and marketing for Samsung Electronics, Cheol Choi cited that the new inclusion in the product lineup would enable the company to completely address future memory demands from all across the globe. He further added that Samsung has immensely been committed to introducing memory technologies to the cutting edge, thereby allowing consumers to leverage seamless networking experience through their mobile devices.

Moreover, the company is excited to stay put to its commitment of providing top of the line mobile solutions for global device manufacturers.

With Samsung expanding the LPDDR5 DRAM production, it plans to mass produce 16GB LPDDR5 products dependent on third generation 10nm process technology in the second term of this year. This move is expected to bolster Samsung’s stance in the global market.

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