Samsung Begins Mass Production of World's Largest Semiconductor Line

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world provider of advanced memory technology, has announced that its second production line in Pyeongtaek, Korea, has commenced mass production of the industry´s first 16-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology, the company said.

Built on Samsung´s third-generation 10nm-class (1z) process, the new 16Gb LPDDR5 boasts the highest mobile memory performance and largest capacity to enable more consumers to enjoy the full benefits of 5G and AI features in next-generation smartphones.

Spanning more than 128,900 square meters (over 1.3 million square feet) — equivalent to about 16 soccer fields — Samsung´s Pyeongtaek Line 2 is the largest-scale semiconductor production line to date.

The new Pyeongtaek line will serve as the key manufacturing hub for the industry´s most advanced semiconductor technologies, delivering cutting-edge DRAM followed by next-generation V-NAND and foundry solutions, while reinforcing the company´s leadership in the Industry 4.0 era.

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