Samsung Starts Making Faster Memory Chips for Phones
Samsung today announced that it has begun mass producing 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory modules using its 30nm processes. These new RAM chips, which are being built for devices such as smartphones and tablets, can transmit data at speeds reaching 12.8Gbps. The new memory module will be an ideal companion to fast processors and large displays, and is able to deliver full HD video to displays larger than four inches in real-time. Samsung says the LPDDR3 chip is 50% faster than its predecessor. Samsung expects the 2GB RAM chip to be popular with makers of smartphones and tablets.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.
Samsung Forges Bio-Processor for Wearables
Samsung is taking direct aim at the wearable market with a new processor custom-designed to monitor health and fitness data. The Bio-Processor combines Analog Front Ends (AFEs), a micro controller, a power management integrated circuit, a digital signal processor, and an eFlash memory chip into a single module.
Samsung Reveals 6GB High-Speed RAM Chips
Samsung is preparing 6GB memory chips for flagship smartphones and tablets. Samsung today announced it has begun production of 12-gigabit, low power double data rate 4 mobile DRAM based on its 20nm processes.
Samsung Making 256 GB Storage Chips for Phones
Samsung has begun manufacturing memory modules that offer as much as 256 GB of storage. The new embedded memory chips use Universal Flash Storage 2.0.
Samsung Shows Off 128GB Embedded Flash Module
Samsung today announced that it is producing embedded memory modules for flagship smartphones using the new Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard. UFS is a generational leap compared to the eMMC standard, which is used widely in mobile devices today.