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.
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.
Samsung Reveals 6GB High-Speed RAM Chips
Samsung is preparing 6GB memory chips for flagship smartphones and tablets. Samsung today announced it has begun production of 12-gigabit, low power double data rate 4 mobile DRAM based on its 20nm processes.
Samsung Shows Off 128GB Embedded Flash Module
Samsung today announced that it is producing embedded memory modules for flagship smartphones using the new Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard. UFS is a generational leap compared to the eMMC standard, which is used widely in mobile devices today.
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.