​Samsung launches 1g-weighing 512GB SSD

KoreaZDNet — Samsung has begun mass production of solid-state drive (SSD) that weights only 1 gram but can pack up to 512GB memory for PCs, the company announced. The world’s largest memory chip maker launched the PM971-NVMe series, the first non-volatile memory express (NVMe) SSDs in a single ball grid array (BGA) package.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/samsung-launches-1g-weighing-512gb-ssd/

Samsung announces mass production of 512GB NVMe SSD in single BGA package

KoreaDigi Times — Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe SSD solutions in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebooks, according to the South Korea memory vendor. The new BGA NVMe SSD, named PM971-NVMe, features a compact package that contains all essential SSD components including NAND flash memory, DRAM and controller.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160601PR212.html

Samsung launches 256GB microSD card

KoreaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: Samsung today launched its EVO Plus 256GB microSD card for $249.99, which roughly translates to around Rs 16,730. Samsung claims that the new memory card can offer up to 12 hours of 4K UHD or 33 hours of Full HD video recording on smartphones.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/more-gadgets/Samsung-launches-256GB-microSD-card/articleshow/52261168.cms

The approximately $16 billion transaction sees SanDisk become a product line within Western Digital. #cloud #asia #sandisk #westerndigital

APACZDNet — The acquisition of SanDisk by Western Digital closed on Thursday, US time, with the combined company set to have around 74,000 employees, and the “integration process” to begin immediately and happen in phases over the next two years.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/western-digital-completes-sandisk-purchase/

Samsung intros 256GB UFS storage for mobile devices

KoreaDigi Times — Samsung Electronics has announced it is now mass producing 256GB embedded memory based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, for next-generation high-end mobile devices. The newly introduced embedded memory features performance for mobile devices that exceeds that of a typical SATA-based SSD for PCs, claimed the company.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160225PR202.html