Friday, October 26, 2007

[The Hankyoreh, October 23 2007] Samsung unveils world's first flash memory based on 30-nano technology

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest computer chip maker, said Tuesday that it has developed the world's first flash memory chip based on 30-nanometer production technology.

The 64-gigabit NAND flash memory can help produce a 128-gigabyte memory card that can store up to 80 DVD-quality movie files running for 120 hours, Samsung said in a regulatory filing.

The new flash memory, to be used mostly in portable devices such as mobile handsets, digital cameras and music players, will create a US20 billion market over the next three years, Samsung said.

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