Samsung's new 6GB LPDDR4 RAM may debut with Galaxy Note 6 phablet

Just when we were getting used to running 4GB RAMs in most of our premium phones, it seems that the new RAM standard will be a short-lived one.

Samsung has recently announced its new 10-nanometer LPDDR4 6GB smartphone RAM at an event in China, just a couple of months ahead of the launch of the Galaxy Note 6 phablet.

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Apart from featuring a higher capacity, the new RAM is based on a 10nm standard which, compared to the existing 14nm standard in the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices, will consume lesser energy and will thereby increase the battery life of phones. The launch of the LPDDR4 6GB smartphone RAM incidentally comes at a time when a market research firm named DRAMeXchange has revealed that Samsung accounts for 60.4 per cent of DRAM sales around the world.

The first phone to reportedly feature the new RAM will be the Galaxy Note 6 phablet. Along with an unprecedented 6GB RAM based on a 10nm chip, Galaxy Note 6 is expected to feature a 5.8-inch QHD display, 128GB of internal storage and a 12MP camera with Super OIS. It is also expected that the phone may launch with an impressive 4,000 mAh battery.

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"While the Galaxy Note series is already powerful enough to be considered, like many smartphones, a miniature computer in its own right, the patent implies that a future version will have enough clout and storage to function as a proper computer in this dual-role. It’s something of a logical extension for the Note series which is already focused on productivity tasks and desktop-like multitasking features. The main questions remaining focus on software," said Know Your Mobile.

Even though Galaxy Note 5 was an excellent upgrade to the Galaxy Note 4, consumers in the UK and the rest of Europe couldn't manage to buy it as it was made available only in Asia and North America. Considering that Galaxy S6 Edge+ didn't perform too well as a substitute, we hope Samsung has learnt its lessons and will launch the Note 6 in Europe later this year as a probable contender to iPhone 7 Plus. Given that a 6GB RAM is in the offing, we're sure the phablet will perform as well as the Galaxy S7 handsets if it launches in the UK this time.

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