• To the future and beyond: Samsung announces the next generation of RAM chips for mobile

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Aside from building shiny, shiny flagship smartphones, Samsung is known to push the boundaries by actively developing hardware, too - the high-powered guts that make our phones tick. The company was first to mass-produce 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM chips in the past and it has even helped industry leader Qualcomm in building its Snapdragon chips before, when the silicone slinger was stuck in an overheating rut. Today, Samsung has announced that it has successfully developed the first 10 nm class LPDDR5 DRAM chip.
    What does this mean? Well, the LPDDR5 standard is 1.5 times faster than the current...
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  • Samsung Announces First LPDDR5 DRAM Chip, Targets 6.4Gbps Data Rates & 30% Reduced Power

    Samsung Announces First LPDDR5 DRAM Chip, Targets 6.4Gbps Data Rates & 30% Reduced Power

    2 monthes ago - By Anand Tech

    Samsung has been on a roll lately with memory & storage-related announcements, and that roll is continuing today with a new DRAM-related announcement out of the juggernaut. This afternoon the company is announcing that they have completed fabrication, functional testing, and validation of a prototype 8Gbit LPDDR5 module. The company is targeting date rates up to 6.4Gbps-per-pin with the new memory, and while Samsung isn't ready to start mass production quite yet, the company's press release notes that they're already eyeing it.
    This is actually the first LPDDR5 announcement to cross...
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