Samsung's Newest NAND Chips Rock 8Gb Stuffed Into 30nm
Today Samsung announced that it is sampling new single-level-cell NAND flash modules for smartphones. The latest chips offer 8 Gigabits (not Gigabytes) of storage using 30-nanometer processes. The new chips are smaller, faster (read/write speeds average 70Mbps), and more efficient than their predecessors. They will be available in volume by the end of the month.
New Samsung Chip Enables Phones with 512GB of Storage
Samsung today announced the first part designed for mobile devices that can store 512GB of data. The solution effectively doubles the amount of internal storage a high-end phone can ship with.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.
Samsung Making 256 GB Storage Chips for Phones
Samsung has begun manufacturing memory modules that offer as much as 256 GB of storage. The new embedded memory chips use Universal Flash Storage 2.0.
New Qualcomm Tech Aims to Bring High-Quality AR and VR Mainstream
Qualcomm today announced a major expansion of Spectra, its effort to offer manufacturers a drop-in hardware and software solution for easily and affordably adding advanced camera technology to phones and other devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips. The expanded Spectra suite includes three new hardware camera modules.