Intel to Offer Flash Memory System
Intel Corp. introduced a flash memory system that aims to capitalize on the photography and multimedia functions being built into cell phones.
Packing all memory functions into three or more stacked chips, the Intel StrataFlash Wireless memory system is designed for phones that need up to 1 gigabit of storage for video, pictures and music.
Intel said its pricing would be competitive with rival technologies but did not release details.
Its main competitors in the field are Spansion (a joint venture of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Fujitsu Ltd.), Samsung Electronics Co., Toshiba Corp., ST Microelectronics and Sharp Corp.