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Title    Samsung Mass Producing LPDDR5 DRAM (12 Gb x 8 for 12 GB Packages)
Date    Thursday July 18 2019, @09:00PM
Author    martyb
Topic   
from the my-first-hard-drive-stored-40-MB dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=19/07/18/1132214

takyon writes:

Samsung Commences Mass Production of First Ever 12Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for Premium Handsets

After the LPDDR4X standard, Samsung is ready to take mobile computing to the next plateau, as the Korean giant has announced that mass production of the industry's first 12-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, a component that has been optimized for 5G and AI features for future smartphones.

Additionally, Samsung plans on mass producing 12-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR5 packages later this month, which each package combining eight of the 12Gb chips. This reveals that future premium devices will demand the best when it comes to faster, more efficient memory, and Samsung wants to be ahead of the curve in both supply and demand.

Data rate will be 5,500 MT/s, compared to 4,266 MT/s for LPDDR4X, with up to 30% less power consumption than LPDDR4X. Future LPDDR5 chips could hit 6,400 MT/s.

Samsung plans to start producing 16Gb LPDDR5 chips next year. Smartphones with 16 GB of DRAM are sure to follow.

Samsung press release. Also at AnandTech.

Previously: Samsung Announces LPDDR5 DRAM Prototype Before Specification is Finalized
Samsung Begins Mass Producing 12 GB DRAM Packages for Smartphones


Original Submission

Links

  1. "takyon" - https://soylentnews.org/~takyon/
  2. "Samsung Commences Mass Production of First Ever 12Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for Premium Handsets" - https://wccftech.com/samsung-12gb-lpddr5-ram-mass-production/
  3. "LPDDR4X" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LPDDR
  4. "Samsung press release" - https://news.samsung.com/global/samsung-begins-mass-production-of-industrys-first-12gb-lpddr5-mobile-dram-for-premium-smartphones
  5. "AnandTech" - https://www.anandtech.com/show/14655/samsung-starts-production-of-lpddr55500-devices-12-gb-of-dram-in-a-smartphone
  6. "Samsung Announces LPDDR5 DRAM Prototype Before Specification is Finalized" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/07/23/2130234
  7. "Samsung Begins Mass Producing 12 GB DRAM Packages for Smartphones" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=19/03/16/2146231
  8. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=35118

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