DRAM

Global DRAM Prices Climb Due to Strong ‘iPhone 7’ Manufacturing Demands

Channel monitor DRAMeXchange has highlighted in its recent report that prices of DRAM are continuing to rise globally, thanks to strong demand from Apple for its ‘iPhone 7’, as well as from leading China-based manufacturers (via AppleInsider). "DRAM prices in August were on an upward trend as they were in the previous month,” says the report. "With the...

Samsung Said to Be Supplying Advanced Memory Chips for Next-Gen iPhones

Samsung will supply advanced DRAM memory chips for Apple's next-generation iPhone (dubbed as the iPhone 6s) and LG's G4 smartphone, reports the Korea Times. The news comes just months after Samsung began mass production of the next-generation memory chip, the 8-Gigabit LPDDR4 mobile DRAM using a 20 nm process. The new chip offers twice the density and...

25% of World’s DRAM Will be Consumed by Apple in 2015

According to a new report by TrendForce (via ComputerWorld), Apple's consumption of mobile DRAM will grow from 16.5% of the industry's total production volume today to 25% in 2015 as the Cupertino giant is outfitting more smartphones, tablets and even laptops with DRAM. It is believed that PC DRAM manufacturers will also switch to mobile DRAM to...

Demand for iPhone Revitalizes Korean DRAM Supplier

The iPhone just saved SK Hynix Inc., the South Korean supplier of dynamic random access memory chips and flash memory chips. The world’s second-largest memory chipmaker, which has been flirting with insolvency for the past decade, is now on the right path to recovery, thanks to JP Morgan’s forecast of DRAM sales reaching a 19-year...