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NAND flash ASPs may tumble in 2H20

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has dragged down considerably shipments for most end products in the first quarter of 2020, according to DRAMeXchange, which cut its NAND flash bit output growth forecast this year to about 30%......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 26th, 2020

DRAM, NAND flash supply may see double-digit shortfalls in 2H20

The memory sector is expected to resume growth momentum in 2020 thanks to steady increase in demand for 5G and server applications, with DRAM and NAND flash to see supply shortfalls in second-half 2020, accoding to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 2nd, 2019

Flash controller maker Phison to enhance R&D for 5G, server applications

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Category: topSource: digitimesMar 31st, 2020

Phison sees clear order visibility for NAND flash controllers through October

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Category: topSource: digitimesMar 23rd, 2020

NAND flash contract prices to rise 15% in 2Q20

NAND flash contract prices are expected to rise 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2020, driven mainly by robust demand for servers and enterprise-class applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 13th, 2020

Memory contract prices to see double-digit increases in 2Q20

DRAM and NAND flash memory contract prices are expected to register double-digit increases in the second quarter of 2020, driven by growing demand for data centers, and enterprise-class SSDs and other applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 10th, 2020

Memory demand for servers and datacenters surges

DRAM and NAND flash memory demand for server and datacenter applications has started picking up and surging recently, despite weakness in demand for PCs and consumer electronics products, according to sources at channel distributors......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 5th, 2020

Global NAND flash market posts 8.5% increase in 4Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry increased 8.5% sequentially to US$12.55 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, thanks mainly to growing demand for data center applications, according to DRAMeXchange......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 25th, 2020

Memory chip supply to become tight, says Winbond president

The supply of DRAM and NAND flash memory chips is set to fall short of demand in the second half of 2020, although a pick-up in end-market demand may arrive later than expected, according to Winbond Electronics president Tung-Yi Chan......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 11th, 2020

Silicon Motion expects sales drop in 1Q20

NAND flash device controller specialist Silicon Motion Technology expects to post a revenue decrease of 10-15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, with gross margin ranging from 44% to 46%......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 10th, 2020

Memory contract prices to rise slightly in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchange

DRAMeXchange has reiterated its previous forecast that DRAM and NAND flash memory contract prices for the first quarter of 2020 will rise slightly on quarter......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 6th, 2020

Phison remains optimistic about NAND flash demand

NAND flash device controller specialist Phison Electronics remains optimistic about its performance this year, despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 4th, 2020

Memory prices to continue growing after outbreak ends, says Adata chairman

Despite market observers' concern about China's coronavirus outbreak dampening consumer demand in the first quarter, Adata Technology chairman Simon Chen is still optimistic that the prices of DRAM and NAND flash will continue picking up later......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 2nd, 2020

Yangtze Memory gearing up for transition to 128-layer 3D NAND flash

Memory startup Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC), in which China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup holds a controlling stake, has reiterated plans to transition directly from 64-layer to 128-layer 3D NAND flash manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 21st, 2020

NAND flash demand for SSD-equipped gaming consoles to grow robustly

NAND flash demand for new-generation gaming consoles featuring 1TB and higher-density SSDs is set to grow robustly in the second half of 2020, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 14th, 2020

Memory backend firms positive about demand for flash devices

Memory backend specialists have expressed optimism about demand for SSDs and other flash-based devices in 2020, while being upbeat about NAND flash chip prices this year......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 10th, 2020

Highlights of the day: NAND flash prices to surge after Kioxia fab fire

Recovery in the memory market has been expected to send prices rising, but the extent of increase in the NAND flash segment may be bigger than expected in the short term after a brief fire that broke out at .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 9th, 2020

Kioxia fab fire may send NAND flash prices soaring

A brief fire that broke out at Kioxia's Yokkaichi plant in Japan on January 7 may send NAND flash prices surging, according to industry observers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 9th, 2020

SK Hynix unveils PCIe NVMe SSDs

At the ongoing CES, SK Hynix has unveiled its PCIe NVMe consumer SSD series. The drives are built with SK Hynix' 128-layer 4D NAND flash, just six months after the company announced mass production of its 128-layer 1Tb NAND chips......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 8th, 2020

Highlights of the day: Huawei conservative about smartphone shipments

Huawei managed to ship 240 million smartphones in 2019, but the US trade ban remains a concern, with the Chinese vendor likely to cut its smartphone shipment goal for 2020. The memory market has started recovering, with NAND flash suppliers .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 7th, 2020

Samsung, Kioxia gearing up for capacity expansions

Major NAND flash makers including Samsung and Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) have had their capacity expansion projects proceed at a gradual pace, with new capacities set to come online beginning later in 2020, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 7th, 2020