Items tagged with 176-layer nand

When it comes to smartphones, the primary system-on-chip (SoC) and camera arrangement tend to dominate the discussion, as does the overall build quality and whatever unique features a particularl handset might bring to the table. Storage deserves some attention too, though. To that end, Micron today announced it has begun volume shipments of the industry's first 176-layer NAND Universal Flash Storage 3.1 for mobile devices. It has been eight months since Micron pounded its chest at delivering first 176-layer 3D NAND solution, "achieving unprecedented, industry-pioneering density and performance." Today's announcement sees the same core technology ported over to the mobile space, where it will... Read more...
There has been a lot of recent talk about graphics cards and CPUs at Computex 2021, but Micron is making a splash of its own with some storage and memory announcements. They include the industry's first PCI Express 4.0 SSD to leverage 176-layer NAND flash chips, and the commencement of volume shipments of 1-alpha LPDDR4x and DDR4 memory products. Micron views these as important developments towards extending the reach of artificial intelligence and 5G technologies to the masses, with a range of applications. "As artificial intelligence and 5G reach mainstream deployment, they are creating dramatic new potential for data in the post-pandemic world," Micron president and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said... Read more...