Friday, October 26, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, October 24 2007] Samsung Develops 64 Gb Flash Chip

Samsung Electronics has achieved a fresh breakthrough in the production of Flash memory chips, helping it consolidate its market lead. Samsung announced Tuesday it developed a 64 Gb NAND Flash chip capable of storing up to five DVD-quality movie files despite being only as big as a thumb nail ? it was developed with 30 nanometer technology. Flash is a nonvolatile memory chip that holds data even with the power turned off; it is used mainly for digital cameras and handsets. The biggest capacity so far was 32 Gb, also developed by Samsung Electronics last year.

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