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Samsung Now Has A New RAM Chip That Could Allow Up To 6GB Of Memory In Your Smartphone

Samsung Now Has A New RAM Chip That Could Allow Up To 6GB Of Memory In Your Smartphone

Everybody loves more RAM, especially in their Android smartphones and tablets. Because seriously, can we have some more? I'll take whatever you can give me. And today, Samsung is continuing in its grand tradition of responding to that demand with a brand-new DRAM design that squeezes 12Gb (not to be confused with GB) onto each chip, for a maximum of 6GB (again, not to be confused with Gb) of total memory in the package. Samsung claims it can fit that 6GB in the space that is required for 3GB currently, so no extra room is needed.

The new chip is also 30% faster than Samsung's older 20nm-process 8Gb chips, and Samsung claims they'll be able to produce in significantly greater quantities thanks to manufacturing changes.

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Samsung Begins Manufacturing New Memory Chips With 1GB Of RAM On A Single Die

Samsung Begins Manufacturing New Memory Chips With 1GB Of RAM On A Single Die

Unlike a lot of Android OEMs, Samsung makes many of the components that go into devices in-house. Its chip powers not just Samsung devices, but a large chunk of all phones. Samsung's newest memory chips rely on new manufacturing tech that packs in a full gigabyte of RAM on a single die. That would make it economical to get a whopping 4GB of RAM in a phone or tablet.

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