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Toshiba Begins Sample Shipments of Nand Flash Memory Modules Compliant with UFS Ver. 2.0

May 4, 2014

Toshiba Corp.'sSemiconductor & Storage Products Company announced that it has started sample shipments of 32-gigabyte and 64- gigabyte embedded Nand flash memory modules compliant with the Jedec UFS Ver.2.0 standard, the first company in the industry to do so.

According to a release, the modules also integrate 5.8Gbps High- speed MIPI M-PHY HS-G3 I/F, which is an optional feature of the UFS Ver. 2.0 standard, and achieve ultra-high performance, including 650MB/s read speed and 180MB/s write speed.

The faster transfer speeds can shorten the time taken to launch many kinds of applications, shoot digital still images, and play and download large data movie and music files on mobile products like smartphones or tablet PCs.

Demand continues to grow for large density, high-performance chips that support high resolution video, driven by improved data- processing speeds in host chipsets and wider bandwidths for wireless connectivity in a range of digital consumer products, including smartphones and tablet PCs.

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