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Samsung Will Supply NAND Flash Chips for 2017 iPhones to Ease Shortage

Thursday July 6, 2017 3:53 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming range of new iPhones could be hit by a 30 percent shortage in the supply of storage capacity chips, according to a new report by DigiTimes on Thursday. The article claims that both SK Hynix and Toshiba have suffered from lower-than-expected yield rates for their 3D NAND flash chips, resulting in fewer supplies available for Apple's 2017 series of iPhones. Apple is said to have ...

Samsung Said to Supply Apple with NAND Flash Memory in 2017 After Five-Year Hiatus

Wednesday April 20, 2016 7:08 am PDT by
Samsung is once again set to begin supplying Apple with NAND flash memory chips in 2017, ending a five-year hiatus dating back to the debut of the iPhone 5 in 2012, according to ETNews. The reason for the dissolution of the original supplier relationship is given as Samsung's unwillingness to comply with Apple's electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding requirements via packaging changes or...

Intel's New 3D NAND Technology Allows for Greater Than 10TB Solid-State Drives

Friday March 27, 2015 7:55 am PDT by
Intel and Micron on Thursday announced the availability of new 3D NAND technology that enables high-density flash devices with three times more storage capacity than other NAND technologies in production. 3D NAND technology is also more cost efficient than planar NAND, with faster performance, improved latency and new sleep modes that result in low-power use by cutting power to inactive NAND die. ...