Samsung puts 10nm FinFET on roadmap

SamsungSamsung has put its next-generation 10nm FinFET manufacturing plans onto its roadmap.

Two months ago the outfit said that the processing node will be functional by the end of next year and Samsung may alter its schedule in order to prevent clients going to TSMC.

Kelvin Low from Samsung Foundry confirmed in a video posted on YouTube that Samsung has formally added 10nm FinFET into the process roadmap, for chip designers working in mobile, consumer or networking market segment the new chips will provide significant performance and power consumption improvements.

Samsung has already shown off its first 10nm wafers which was more of a symbolic move to send a message to major clients that Samsung is more than capable of getting its 10nm production lines up and running with no major difficulties.