Samsung started mass producing 12GB LPDDR4X DRAM for premium smartphones


Samsung started mass producing 12GB LPDDR4X DRAM for premium smartphones

Samsung has used its 12GB RAM in Galaxy S10 and now the company has announced that it has started the mass-producing its highest capacity DRAM of 12 gigabytes (GB) low-power double data rate 4X (LPDDR4X) optimized for premium smartphones.

This 12GB mobile DRAM, smartphone manufacturers can power up to five cameras and increasing display sizes as well as Artificial Intelligence and 5G capabilities. Also, this module enables faster fluid multitasking and faster searches as they navigate through apps on ultra-large high-resolution screens.

Samsung said the 12GB capacity was achieved by combining six 16-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR4X chips based on the second-generation 10nm-class (1y-nm) process into a single package, providing more space for the smartphone battery.

In addition, by using the company’s 1y-nm technology, the new 12GB mobile memory delivers a data transfer rate of 34.1GB per second while minimizing the increase in power consumption inevitably caused by a boost in DRAM capacity.

After introducing 1GB mobile DRAM in 2011, Samsung has brought many new version of this memory in the market that reached to its first-ever 12GB LPDDR4X produced in its Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

The company also plans to more than triple the supply of its 1y-nm-based 8GB and 12GB mobile DRAM during the second half of 2019 to meet the demand of the growing market.