Flash Storage

Global 3D NAND Chip Supply Shortage Forces Apple to Call on Samsung

Apple upcoming line of new iPhone models, including the widely anticipated iPhone 8, could see a 30 percent shortage in the supply of NAND flash storage capacity chips. According to a new report by DigiTimes on Thursday, "SK Hynix and Toshiba have both experienced lower-than-expected yield rates for their 3D NAND technologies resulting in fewer supplies for...

‘iPhone 7 Plus’ May Get SanDisk’s 256GB Flash Storage

Pictures of a SanDisk 256GB NAND flash memory chip shared recently by an Italian website HDblog (via MacRumors) amid rumours that Apple may offer the 'iPhone 7 Plus' with 256GB storage, suggest that the said flash storage might make its way into Apple’s next iPhone. A number of previous generation iPhones, including the iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and...