Taipei, Friday, April 18, 2014 00:07 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
24°C
Samsung 20nm-class NAND flash
Photo: Comnpany [Apr 20, 2010]

Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first production of 20nm-class NAND chips for use in Secure Digital (SD) memory cards and embedded memory solutions. Based on the node, the introduction of 32Gb MLC NAND will expand the company's memory card solutions for smartphones, high-end IT applications and high-performance memory cards.

Samsung said it is shipping SD card samples that are built with 20nm-class 32Gb NAND, and will expand production later in 2010. Memory cards based in the 20nm-class will be available from 4GB through 64GB densities.

Samsung said it 20nm-class MLC NAND has a 50% higher productivity level than 30nm-class MLC NAND. The write performance of a 20nm-class-based, 8GB and higher density, SD card is 30% faster than the 30nm-class NAND and it delivers a speed-class rating of 10 (read speed of 20MB/s, write speed of 10MB/s).

DIGITIMES Marketing Services
China smartphone tracker
2014 global mobile application processor market forecast
  • 2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

    Digitimes Research expects demand in the domestic China market to reach 422 million smartphones in 2014, with 278 million units contributed by China-based smartphone vendors.

  • 2014 global mobile application processor market forecast

    This report provides a market forecast of the 2014 application processor market. The analysis includes the development and market strategies for each major AP vendor, thus providing readers with a roadmap for how the market will develop in 2014 and the role of the major players.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.