SanDisk's EFD to provide digital storage for tablets powered by Intel Atom SOC
Sep 24, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
SanDisk Corporation, a provider of flash memory storage solutions, has announced that its iNAND Extreme embedded flash drive, or EFD, will provide digital storage for tablets powered by the new 22nm Intel Atom system-on-a-chip, or SoC.
The new enhancements to the iNAND Extreme make it faster, more responsive and highly compatible with the SoC formally known as "Bay Trail." SanDisk is currently sampling the iNAND Extreme to leading mobile device manufacturers for use in future, cutting-edge Android and Windows 8 tablets featuring high-performance and energy efficient Intel Atom Z3000 processors.
Offering outstanding sequential and random read and write speeds, SanDisk's innovative iNAND Extreme supports the high performance of the Intel Atom Z3000 series. It enables outstanding user experiences - from smooth streaming of HD video, to fast synchronization with data in the cloud, to quicker application launching.
"We are pleased to offer the tremendous storage performance of SanDisk's iNAND Extreme for use in tablets incorporating Intel's impressive new Intel Atom platform," said Drew Henry, senior vice president and general manager, Mobile and Connected Solutions, SanDisk. "We have clearly just scratched the surface of the potential for tablets to transform the user experience, and our iNAND Extreme enables developers to introduce the next wave of highly responsive tablets that offer richer entertainment, awe-inspiring graphics, and more productive business applications."
iNAND Extreme, available in capacities of up to 128GB, brings nimble and low-power flash-memory storage to tablets. Based on SanDisk's intelligent flash memory architecture, iNAND Extreme significantly improves multimedia synchronization speeds and operating-system responsiveness in mobile devices. iNAND Extreme offers sequential write/read speeds up to 45/150 MB/s, and random write /read speeds up to 800/4K IOPS.
SanDisk provides embedded flash memory solutions to all major tablet and handset providers. The SanDisk iNAND product family offers an embedded storage solution for every performance segment and capacity point in the mobile market, and includes iNAND, iNAND Ultra and iNAND Extreme EFD products.
SanDisk's iNAND solutions, available in EFDs and MCP (Multi-Chip Package) forms, provide tablets, smartphones, e-Book readers, personal media players and personal navigation devices with faster system responsiveness, improved multitasking and browsing performance, longer battery life and an enhanced user experience. SanDisk's iNAND products come in a variety of storage capacities, ranging from 4GB to 128GB.
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