Samsung showcased the latest and future technologies in annual Mobile Solutions Forum 2016 in Shenzhen, China. Here, the South Korean tech giant apparently launched “10-nm LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM.” The introduction of the 6GB DRAM has further fueled the rumors about Galaxy Note 5 successor.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 6 is believed to be carrying a never-seen-before 6GB RAM configuration. So far, the high-end devices released in the U.S. come bundled with a maximum of 4GB of RAM. This includes Samsung’s own Galaxy S7 series, LG G5, HTC 10 and even Xiaomi Mi 5.
Speaking of release date, the Galaxy Note 6 will reportedly be launched in August 2016. This device is expected to feature a big 5.8-inch “Slim RGB” AMOLED display, bundled with QHD screen resolution. Under the hood, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 823 chipset will apparently power the handset. The S823 is apparently the improved version of the S820 SoC.
Apart from the fingerprint scanner, some rumors suggest that the Note 6 will come with an iris scanner for authentication. The 6GB DRAM onboard is believed to offer more power to the device, at the same time consuming less energy, Sam Mobile reported. It goes without saying that the battery life of the handset will be saved due to this mechanism.
Other key Galaxy Note 6 features include a reversible USB Type C port, a 4,200 mAh battery cell, which will provide up to 48-hours of battery charge after a full recharge. Apart from the standard internal storage options, Samsung is believed to offer a 256GB variant as well.
While the current-generation Note 5 does not come with a microSD slot, the next-generation Note 6 is rumored to come with expandable storage option. This rumor stems from the fact that Samsung recently released a microSD card with 256GB storage limit, beating SanDisk head-on.