Nov. 29, 2022 /SemiMedia/ -- According to reports, Micron Technology has started mass production of the most cutting-edge DRAM at its Hiroshima factory in Japan on November 16.

The Hiroshima factory was acquired by Micron when it acquired Elpida in 2013, and built a new factory in 2019, which is dedicated to the production of cutting-edge RAM.

The report pointed out that the latest mass-produced product is called 1β. Compared with the previous generation, the power efficiency and memory density have increased by about 15% and about 35%, respectively, and are mainly shipped to smartphone manufacturers.

Micron Technology also announced that in response to market conditions, the company will reduce the operating rate of memory DRAM and flash memory NAND wafer production by about 20% compared with the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022.