Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
French Data Protection Authority Says Facebook Should Stop Collecting Non-User Data
Verizon Expores Yahoo Deal Options: report
Kingston Buys USB Technology and Assets of IronKey from Imation
LG'S Flagship SIGNATURE OLED TV Now Available In The U.S.
Imagination Tech CEO Steps Down As Company Reports Losses
Google Has A Gear VR Competitor In The Works: report
Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact Are Now Shipping In The U.S.
Following Outcry, Twitter's Dorsey Says Live Tweets Are Here To Stay
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > DRAMeXc...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, January 28, 2010
DRAMeXchange: iPad stimulates demand of NAND Flash


With the release of Apple's iPad, Apple currently controls over 20% of the NAND flash demand according to a DRAMeXchange estimation.

Therefore, whenever Apple launches new products, the popularity of the new device may bring forth a capacity crunch to the NAND flash market. DRAMeXchange believes that the iPad may sell 1.5million units in the first half of 2010 , a total of 9million?10 million for 2010. Consequently, the iPad will consume approximately 2% of the total NAND flash demand in 2010. DRAMeXchange also expects that the iPad demand created by Apple will exacerbate the shortage situation in 2H10, magnify NAND flash sufficiency ratio from -2.6 to -5.7% for 2010 and from -5.4% to -9.8% for 2H10.

The device is a half-inch thick and weighs about 1.5 pounds with a 9.7-inch capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD display. The heart of iPad is a 1GHz Apple-built A4 processor with 10 hours of battery life and 30 days of standby time.

Basically, DRAMeXchange sees the new iPad as an extension of the iPhone/iPod touch product line. iPad essentially works as the way as a iPod touch does, purchasing and listening to music on iTunes, playing games downloaded from Apps stores, surfing the web in the palm of your hand. However, what is intriguing about the new device is the differentiation of the three product lines. If the iPhone is targeted on mobile phone users and the iPod touch is targeted on gamers and iPod users, the iPad is obviously design for e-book reading and light computing.

Apple has struck deals with five major book partners in the U.S. to bring contents to the iBooks, Apple's new e-book reading application available on iPhone/iPod touch/iPad. Book contents are not limited to black and white text e-books like Amazon kindle; everything is displayed in sharp, rich, color. Moreover, we speculate that in future versions of iBooks, publishers may provide dynamic and interactive e-books, author?s video interviews and even social networking applications. Apple reinvented the portable music play industry with iPod, reinvented the mobile phone industry with iPhone, and may as well reinvent the publishing industry with iPad, says DRAMeXchange.

As for the pricing of the new tablet computer, the Wi-Fi only models will come in 16GB for $499, 32GB for $599 and 64GB for $699. The 3G models runs on AT&T with new data plans ? 250MB for $14.99 and an unlimited plan for $29.99 a month contract-free ? and will cost an extra $130 per model. The Wi-Fi only models will be available beginning in April and the 3G model in May. Plans for international release will be announced later this summer.


Previous
Next
Firefox for Maemo RC3 Available Now        All News        NEC Introduces Super-Resolution ASSP with LVDS Interface for Digital TVs and PC Monitors
JVC to Add New Projector to 4K2K D-ILA Lineup     Consumer Electronics News      NEC Introduces Super-Resolution ASSP with LVDS Interface for Digital TVs and PC Monitors

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
768 Gbit Micron 3D NAND Is Faster Than Samsung’s 256Gb V-NAND: ISSCC
3D NAND Flash Memory Market is Heating Up
Micron Envisions To Deliver 32GB SSDs
Imec Advances Drive Current in Vertical 3D NAND Memory Devices
iPad Pro Available to Order Online Wednesday
SK Hynix To Produce V-NAND In 2016
New Samsung 950 PRO SSD Reads At 2500MBps
Samsung Rolls Out Line-up of V-NAND SSDs For Data Centers
Samsung Begins Mass Producing 256-Gigabit, 3D V-NAND Flash Memory
Toshiba Develops First 16-die Stacked NAND Flash Memory with TSV Technology
Computex: Micron Announces New High-Capacity, 16nm Triple-Level-Cell NAND
Oversupply in NAND Flash Market to Be Corrected in Q3

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .