Marvell today launched its SSD-Class eMMC Controller for the mobile storage market, the new 88NV1088 5.0 NAND Flash controller.
"As inventors of many storage technologies, I am very proud of our leadership and contribution to the industry. I am thrilled to see our dedicated and innovative engineering teams continue to drive advanced SSD controller technology and raise the bar for the fast growing mobile storage market," said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell.
As smartphone and tablet demands rise, the eMMC interface for storage devices has become the de-facto standard.
The 88NV1088 controller pumps up 280MB/s read speed and delivers 5k+ random IOPS. It has improved data transfer rates, lower latency and efficient power consumption while supporting a high capacity point.
The eMMC controller is currently sampling and will be available in the first half of 2014.