NEW DELHI: Samsung Electronics has announced that it has begun mass production of 3GB RAM for mobile devices. The South Korean manufacturer expects most high-end smartphones to come with 3GB RAM from next year.
Samsung said that six of the smallest 20nm class 4GB LPDDR3 chips are arranged in symmetrical structure while manufacturing this 3GB RAM. Apart from improving power-efficiency, the new low-power RAM will provide data transfer rate of 2,133Mbps. Only 0.8mm in height, it will help make gadgets slimmer and create more space for battery in gadgets.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III has been rumoured to come with 3GB RAM for quite some time. The device is expected be launched on September 4 in Berlin, Germany. Another phone rumoured to come with 3GB RAM is LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone, G2.
Young-Hyun Jun, executive vice president, memory sales & marketing, Samsung Electronics, said, “We will develop a new 3GBLPDDR3 solution based on four 6GBLPDDR3 DRAM chips by symmetrically stacking two chips on each side, which will boost smartphone performance to the next level by year-end.”
Currently, 2GB is the maximum amount of RAM present in any smartphone or tablet, though the Linux-powered Ubuntu Edge phone will have 4GB RAM.