Samsung continues its innovations for the Flex-OneNAND fusion memory chip. They will now be using 40nm process technology to produce 8Gb (Gigabit) Flex-OneNAND memory.
Flex-OneNAND is a fusion of SLC and MLC NAND in a single silicon chip. With the help of the bundled software, the user can optimize the portion of SLC and MLC NAND storage for maximizing performance and efficiency.
With 40nm Flex-OneNAND in production, its MLC area can give up to 3X greater read speed, SLC up to 4X read speed than regular MLC and the write speed of Flex-OneNAND MLC is at par with regular MLC NANDs while the SLC has a 3X faster write speed.
Samsung is looking to integrate Flex-OneNAND chips in HDTVs, IPTVs and other gadgets by the year end.