In a new development, Samsung has formally announced that the coming of the 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for mobiles. This is the very first 10nm class 8Gb LPDDR5 chip, successor to the 8Gb LPDDR4 chip that was launched back in 2014. This brand new 10nm class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM will probably be useful to support the upcoming 5G networks, and AI-powered cellular programs too. This chip supplies a data rate of 6400 megabits per second (Mbps) which is touted to be 1.5 times as quickly as another DRAM chips used in present flagships of now.
The 6400Mbps data transfer speed allows the newest LPDDR5 to send 51.2GB of information, or about 14 full-HD video files (3.7GB each) in only a second. Samsung has made the 10nm-class LPDDR5 DRAM accessible two bandwidths – 6400Mbps at a 1.1 operating voltage, and 5500Mbps at 1.05 operating voltage.
The brand new LPDDR5 DRAM offering also claims to provide power consumption reductions of around 30 percent. When in’active mode’, the newest LPDDR5 DRAM will automatically lower its voltage in accordance to different application’s operating speed so as to save battery life. There’s also a’deep sleep mode’ that cuts the energy use to a bare minimum. Samsung notes which the sleep mode cuts the power usage to about half the’idle mode’ of their present LPDDR4X DRAM.
“This development of 8Gb LPDDR5 signifies a major step forward for low-power cellular memory alternatives. We’ll continue to enlarge our next-generation 10nm-class DRAM lineup as we accelerate the movement toward greater use of premium memory across the global landscape,” Jinman Han, senior vice president of Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering in Samsung Electronics, said in a statement.