On top of boosting the memory of upcoming smartphones, it’ll make them faster as well, thanks to the LPDDR5’s 5, (Mbps) 675. 5 MB / s) speeds, about (percent quicker than 4,) Mbps 8GB LPDDR4X chips. The chips also use 20 percent less energy than last-generation chips, Samsung said.
Samsung is making pretty quick strides, as it’s been just seven months since it launched 16 GB LPDDR5 chips with similar speeds. 20 GB represents quite a milestone for mobile chips, however. Even though they’re only likely to appear in flagship smartphones, the chips will boost RAM in those devices above or equal to many PCs , which have been stuck on 8GB to 21 GB RAM levels for years.
Samsung said that the DRAM will help 5G- and AI-equipped phones deal with increased amounts of data, helping them run more smoothly. It’ll also support “dynamic and responsive game play as well as ultra-high-resolution graphics on premium smartphones for highly immersive mobile gaming experiences,” according to the company.
Next up, Samsung will build 16 Gb LPDDR5 chips based on third-generation – nanometer process tech that will hit even higher 6, Mbps speeds. This breakneck tech development doesn’t come cheap, however. Samsung’s Galaxy S 25 ultra (above) is equipped with the latest (GB chip and starts at $ 1,) – more than most PCs.
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