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Samsung Galaxy S8 & iPhone 8 Could Use New SK Hynix 8GB RAM


Samsung Galaxy S8 & iPhone 8 Could Use New SK Hynix 8GB RAM

Paul Briden 09/01/2017 - 2:34pm

SK Hynix outs 8GB RAM chip which is pegged for the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8

There have already been some rumours in circulate that the Galaxy S8 may just pack as much as 8GB of RAM onboard, however as of January 9 primary reminiscence producer SK Hynix has introduced its new "LPDDR4X" RAM chip which some resources say could also be the only Samsung makes use of in its 2017 flagship.

The structure makes use of two 8 Gigabit RAM modules stacked in a dual-channel configuration, equalling 64 Gigabits, aka 8GB of DRAM. The setup takes up 30% much less area within the phone shell than present LPDDR4 reminiscence whilst additionally being 20% extra battery environment friendly, according to SK Hynix.

Korean newsletter The Investor states that the chip could also be destined for each Apple and Samsung's 2017 flagships; "SK hynix’s new reminiscence chip is predicted for use in Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Apple’s iPhone 8, that are forecast to be launched in April and September, respectively, this yr."


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