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's Exynos 9810 Processor Latest Chip to Include Artificial Intelligence
Samsung today announced the Exynos 9810, its flagship processor for the year, a chip that will likely form the heart of the company's Galaxy S series devices in a few months. The 9810 is built on Samsung's second-generation 10-nanometer FinFET process, which gives it a bump in speed and efficiency.
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.