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Accelerating the 5G experience

Micron Memory Is at the Heart of 5G

5G is expected to make data access many times faster and interconnect increasingly more devices. From better health care technology through Internet of Things (IoT) to advances in AI-powered mobile photography — Micron memory and storage will drive 5G innovation.

Better 5G Built From Better Memory

5G is incredibly complex, with technical challenges that must be solved across the entire ecosystem. Micron is bringing everything from low-power-consumption DRAM to application-specific multichip packages to help solve that complexity.

From AI to Zero-Labor Factories: How 5G Apps Will Drive Memory and Storage Demand

With 5G rolling out, big changes are in store across artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing, big data and more. But what will these 5G-fueled applications mean for memory and storage? Learn how memory and storage will power the brave new world of 5G from AI to VR.

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Acquiring Memories Instead of Photography Gear

Innovations in smartphone cameras and computational photography techniques are returning photography to its roots by allowing people to focus on capturing memories at decisive moments instead of acquiring pro-level gear and spending hours editing photographs.

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Solve 5G Data Challenges at the Edge

As 5G dramatically increases the amount of data we use, generate and store, computing power must continue expanding to the physical network and devices at the edge. With this expansion will come data challenges that require advanced memory and storage to solve.

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Micron and 5G: More Than Memory

We bring a unique perspective to 5G with our memory-centric approach. Everyone from our engineers to our CEO thinks of 5G as a holistic system. Learn about the crucial contribution that memory makes to that system.


"5G is a truly transformative technology, providing the ubiquitous connections that will power breakthrough applications like autonomous driving, smart cities, advanced telemedicine and industrial automation. Fast data access and analysis will be at the center of those technologies, making memory and storage absolutely essential."

Sanjay Mehrotra

Micron President and CEO

The Future Runs on Mobile Memory

In this podcast, Raj Talluri shares his views on the future of mobile and the possibilities of 5G.

"There is more AI and machine learning in the [smartphone] camera than in many other devices. If the phone can detect what it’s taking a picture of, it can produce a much better picture."

Raj Talluri

Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile Business Unit at Micron
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Memory Puts the Smart in Smartphones

As more advanced capabilities emerge in smartphones, memory and storage requirements are increasing dramatically. Complex mobile applications — such as AI assistants, AR/VR, multistream videos and advanced imaging — are driving the need for faster and higher-capacity memory and storage to enable the desired experience.

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Smartphone Memory Trend
Internal Storage Trend

Maximum internal memory (LPDRAM) available in smartphone by year. Source: Micron internal, Android Central

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What COVID-19 Shuts Down, 5G Opens Up

When the most important news stories of the day are COVID-19 and social unrest, discussion of the latest technology trends can feel superfluous. But as we work from home each day, the relevance and potential power of 5G are visible all around.

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Memory and the 5G Revolution

Anand Ramamoorthy, managing director of Micron India, discusses the technologies driving the adoption of 5G and the increasing role of memory and storage.

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What's Next for Mobile?

Chris Moore, VP of marketing for Micron's Mobile Business Unit, has a discussion with Paul Torres, senior director of product management for Qualcomm, about what is next for mobile during the Techonomy Virtual: Reset + Restore event.

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