Tuesday 16 January 2024
Smartphone vendors mulling QLC NAND in high storage capacity models
Mobile phone vendors, including Apple and Oppo, are actively evaluating the use of Quad-Level Cell (QLC) NAND flash memory in large-capacity 1TB smartphone models, according to industry...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
SK Hynix showcases 321-layer NAND sample
SK Hynix has showcased its 321-layer 4D NAND samples, demonstrating the company's progress in creating the first NAND with more than 300 layers.
Thursday 1 June 2023
Micron intros new PCIe Gen5 SSD and DRAM offerings for high-throughput apps
Micron Technology has introduced the Crucial Pro series, which consists of memory and storage products designed for gamers, content creators, workstation professionals, and anyone...
Thursday 6 April 2023
Kioxia, Western Digital intro 218-layer 3D flash memory
Kioxia and Western Digital have revealed details of their latest 3D flash memory technology, showing their ongoing innovation collaboration. The 218-layer 3D flash memory uses advanced...
Friday 17 February 2023
Falling NAND chip prices to accelerate smartphone memory specs upgrades
NAND flash prices have fallen below suppliers' cash-cost levels, hastening the promotion of 1TB as the standard specification for flagship mobile phones, according to industry sour...
Tuesday 25 October 2022
High-capacity SSD prices fall rapidly
Channel retailers have cut their high-capacity SSD prices aggressively to offload excess inventories, according to market sources.
Thursday 30 June 2022
Memory chip price drops widen
Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips have started falling rapidly since late June, as downstream module and device companies offload their excess inventories, according...
Thursday 7 April 2022
SK Hynix and Solidigm unveil their 1st collaborative product
SK Hynix and Solidigm have unveiled their first collaborative product, a new enterprise solid-state drive (eSSD), which combines the former chipmaker's 128-layer 4D NAND flash with...
Wednesday 22 September 2021
NAND supply likely to turn tight in 2H22, says Silicon Motion
NAND flash prices are expected to stay stable in 2022, but the supply of such chips is likely to turn tight in the second half of next year, according to Wallace Kou, president of...
Thursday 16 September 2021
Memory firms positive about demand for smartphones with higher internal storage
With Apple's new iPhones featuring one terabyte of storage, other brands are expected to follow suit by launching more flagship smartphones featuring at least 1TB of internal storage,...
Monday 2 August 2021
YMTC starts shipping 128-layer 3D NAND flash for China homegrown SSD
Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) has kicked off mass production of 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory for a home-grown SSD series, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 30 June 2021
External SSD demand for Sony PS5 to surge in 2H21
Sony will soon reveal a list of PS5-compatible external SSDs, which will be driving growth in the overall large-capacity SSD demand during the second half of 2021, according to industry...
Monday 28 June 2021
Flash device controller suppliers see order visibility stretched
NAND flash device controller suppliers have seen order visibility stretched beyond 2022 to 2023, thanks to strong demand for notebook, Chromebook and handset applications, coupled...
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Memory module makers cautiously optimistic about demand from Chia
Memory module houses have seen their sales driven by the mounting mining fever for new cryptocurrency Chia in the second quarter of 2021, but are unsure whether it is sustainable,...
Monday 15 March 2021
PC OEMs to increasingly adopt DRAM-less SSD in lower-end models
PC OEMs are expected to increasingly adopt DRAM-less SSDs in their entry-level and mid-range models for cost reasons, according to industry sources.
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research