Samsung Introduces 4GB Chip-sized Memory Card for Mobile Applications

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Taipei, Taiwan, March 21, 2006 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced a new high-performance memory solution for data-intensive, multimedia handsets at the third annual Samsung Mobile Solution Forum today.


The new solution, moviNAND, combines a MultiMediaCard v.4 (MMC) controller with up to 4GB of NAND to simplify system design requirements for embedded non-volatile storage. MMC is an open standard and universal interface specification that addresses market demands for higher performance in advanced portable consumer devices, including MP3/MP4 players, digital still cameras and small form-factor PCs, as well as mobile phones.

moviNAND can transfer mobile video and other multimedia data at speeds of up to 52 MB per second, allowing for much faster data storage and retrieval.

Samsung expects its sales to reach US$300 million this year and US$5.3 billion by 2008.