Samsung starts mass producing embedded NAND storage for Smartphones and Tablets

‘With the production of 64GB Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500, we are delighted to provide the highest performing mobile storage solutions available that support the latest eMMC standard to the worldwide mobile makers,’ said JaeHyeong Lee, vice president, Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering, Samsung Electronics.

The eMMC Pro Class 1500 is designed for next generation premium mobile products and has been developed to improve system performance and the user experience for a wide variety of applications including web browsing, 3D and HD video capture and playback, multi-tasking activities, augmented reality and the use of social networking sites and interactive graphics-rich gaming.

The ultra high-speed storage device uses Samsung’s 64-gigabit (Gb) NAND with a toggle DDR 2.0 interface based on the company’s latest 20 nanometer class process technology. The eMMC’s fully managed NAND memory comes with its own high performance controller and intelligent flash management firmware.

To meet the market need for thinner designs for high-end mobile devices, Samsung offers the new eMMCs in two, four- and eight-die stacks with the largest capacity of 64GB’s being only 1.2 millimeters thick.

The eMMC Pro Class 1500 is the first to support the latest JEDEC e-MMC v4.5 specification that standardizes more features to improve performance, efficiency, security, and reliability such as: a SDR-200 Interface (200MHz, 200MB/s Max Bandwidth), cache handling, dynamic handling, file sanitizing and power-off notification.

Featuring highly reliable boot code and application storage, Samsung’s 64GB eMMC can store 16,000 MP3 files in a single package that weighs only 0.6 grams.

Samsung provided the first 64GB eMMC in January of 2010 using 30nm-class 32Gb NAND flash components.

Samsung Electronics

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