Saturday, February 13, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Researchers Download "Game Of Thrones" In Just 1 Second!
Apple: Dr. Dre Starring In New TV Series; New iPhone, iPad Coming in March
Foxconn Seeks For Partner To Boost Bid For Sharp
Micron Outlines Tts First 3D NAND Products
AT&T To Start 5G Trials This Year
Uber Agrees to Settle Safety Lawsuits
Google To Expand Right-to-Be-Forgotten Removals Following Pressure From Europe
Apple And At&T Sued For Infringement of Touch Feedback Patents
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 > Optical Storage > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 16, 2003
Samsung debuts top-capacity 8-GB flash memory


Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it has rolled out an 8-gigabyte NAND-type flash memory chip, the world's largest in capacity.

NAND is a high-density memory chip popular in digital cameras because it writes and erases information quickly. It does not require power to retain information and is used in removable memory for easy printing or downloading. NAND competes with a different flash technology, NOR, which is dominated by Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and is also widely used in mobile phones and handheld computers.

Samsung said the new chip was developed through its unique technology of piling four 2-gigabyte NAND flash memory chips in a single package, said the world's largest maker of memory chips.

The multi-player technology was also applied to produce 4-gigabyte chips through the combination of two 2-gigabyte chips, it said.

The development of NAND-type chips will enable Samsung to more flexibly cope with rising demands for flash memory chips which are used for digital cameras, mobile handsets, USB drives, PDAs and MP3 players, company officials said.

The cutting-edge technology will help Samsung secure price competitiveness in replacing the existing small-capacity hard discs and digital camcorder tapes with NAND flash memories, they said.

Samsung, which developed the world's first 70-nano 4-gigabyte NAND flash memory in September, currently controls over 65 percent of the global NAND flash memory market.

A nano is a unit of measurement equal to one-billionth of a meter. In the chip production process, it refers to the output operation of chips smaller than 100-nanometers.

Digital cameras currently account for 90 percent of flash memory chips used, but demands from cell phones and USB drive makers are expected to surge in the coming years.

The global market for NAND-type flash memory chips is expected to grow from an estimated $7.3 billion this year to $11.6 billion in 2005 and $15.1 billion in 2007.


Previous
Next
TEAC America introduces 8X DVD+R/RW DVD recorder        All News        TEAC America introduces 8X DVD+R/RW DVD recorder
TEAC America introduces 8X DVD+R/RW DVD recorder     Optical Storage News      TEAC America introduces 8X DVD+R/RW DVD recorder

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Showcases Latest Monitors, TVs, Smartpwatch And Tablet At 2016 European Forum
Chip Makers Differientate In terms Of Equipment Investments
Samsung Loses Memory-Chip patent Trial Against Nvidia
768 Gbit Micron 3D NAND Is Faster Than Samsung’s 256Gb V-NAND: ISSCC
Samsung Describes Its 10nm SRAM
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Coming At February's Unpacked 2016 Event
LG's Home Appliances Business More Profitable Than Samsung's
Samsung Reports Drop In Profit For Q4
Samsung Said To Unveil Phone Upgrade Program
Samsung SDI to Invest In Automotive Battery Business
Samsung Gear S2 Classic New Edition Launches Globally
Court Bans Sales Of Some Samsung Phones in The U.S

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 .