Samsung announces volume production of mobile LPDDR4 memory

Samsung announces volume production of mobile LPDDR4 memory

The brand name Samsung alone makes everybody think of the company’s smartphones but Samsung is also one of the largest memory manufacturers in the world. Now Samsung has some great news for everyone – the company has started volume production of 20 nm mobile LPDDR4 memory.

This might not seem like great news but in fact it is – the new memory will bring more performance to mobile devices at lower power consumption. This means consumers will get faster devices with much lower power consumption and longer battery life. In addition Samsung expects the new memory to hit 3.2 GHz, which will make it faster than the current crop of desktop DDR4 memory, which now runs at 2.13 GHz. The catch is that the bus widths on mobile parts are smaller than the 64-bit channels of desktop memory but the high clock speed will close the gap. In other words you will get DDR4 memory performance in your mobile device soon! This means that memory bandwidth on LPDDR4-enabled devices will rise sharply, which will greatly benefit high resolution mobile displays. For example, if you want to view 4K content or play a game in this resolution, LPDDR3 will not provide the memory bandwidth needed but LPDDR4 will not have problems with that.

Samsung will ship the first commercial quantities of the new LPDDR4 memory in February 2015. As of now no mobile device makers have announced plans to include LPDDR4 in upcoming products but the new memory will surely see adoption in the 2015-2016 time frame.

Source: Hothardware.com

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