Xiaomi is expected to unveil at least two phones in the upcoming weeks – the Mi 10 and the Mi 10 Pro. They are expected to support 5G and today it was confirmed by a company executive through another major announcement – the phones will use LPDDR5 RAM chips, manufactured by Micron.
Xiaomi Mi 10: LPDDR5 pic.twitter.com/aqgvZNjeFh
— 臧智渊Zhiyuan Zang (@zzyln) February 6, 2020
The information was tweeted by Zhiyuan Zang, a deputy general manager at Xiaomi Marketing and Xiaomi Japan. This will be the first smartphone to use the US company chips that fits up to 12GB RAM on a single die. It improves transmission up to 6.4 Gbps and should help the Mi 10 to reach 5G speeds without any issues.
Currently, Samsung is the other major manufacturer that builds LPDDR5 DRAM for smartphones. Unless the upcoming Galaxy S20 phones use the chip, the Xiaomi Mi 10 family is get the bragging rights of being the LPDDR5 DRAM pioneer.
Source (in Chinese)