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Samsung reportedly supplying advanced DRAM memory for upcoming iPhones

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Samsung reportedly supplying advanced DRAM memory for upcoming iPhones

Samsung has entered into an settlement with Apple so we can see it supplying no less than part of the LPDDR4 chips that the Cupertino corporate might be the use of within the “iPhone 6s,” in keeping with a record from The Korea Times. If different providers are not able to meet Apple’s necessities, the corporate would possibly ask Samsung to provide them with extra chips.

“Samsung will care for no less than part of the volume that Apple wishes for its new iPhone ― tentatively named iPhone 6s,” an business reputable who is accustomed to the deal informed the paper, including the iPhone maker would possibly ask extra from Samsung to provide the chips ”relying at the state of affairs.”

Samsung’s in-space cellular DRAM chips will even make their method within the upcoming Galaxy S6 flagship handset.

The deal is indisputably a large win for Samsung, which noticed its position as an Apple provider lower following patent disputes. The companies have just lately agreed to drop so much court cases filed towards each and every different sans the ones filed in america, the place they proceed to fight over patents.

Samsung had began the mass production of LPDDR4 RAMs primarily based at the 20nm fabrication procedure in December remaining yr. These new RAM chips eat as much as 40% much less energy than LPDDR3 RAM chips and are considerably quicker as smartly. The corporate is production its LPDDR4 RAM chips in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB configurations and has already began sampling them to consumers.

Reports have indicated that the following-era iPhones from Apple will come with 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The record additionally states that Samsung might be supplying 100% of LPDDR4 RAM chips to LG for its upcoming G4 handset.

[Via The Korea Times]

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