Intel Announces NOR Flash Memory Products for Emerging Low-Cost Handset Segment
Subject: General Tech | August 1, 2006 - 11:07 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2006 —
Intel Corporation today introduced its first NOR flash memory products
aimed at the emerging low-cost cell phone segment. The new products
have a new pin sharing package to minimize pin count and are configured
to work with low-cost, single-chip baseband and RF solutions from
leading chipset suppliers. Major handset vendors are expected to start
introducing low-cost cell phones based on Intel flash products this
Intel is introducing these products in
response to increasing market demand for low-cost phones. The cell
phone industry's GSM Association estimates that only 20 percent of the
world's population use cell phones, largely because of cell phone costs.
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