miniSD card fits the bill in mobile phones

Guidry, David
May 2004
Portable Design;May2004, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p32
With a wave of new malfunction mobile phones just hitting the market, as of May 2004, the demand for removable flash memory is accelerating. The task of integrating data-intensive features such as digital photography, video, MP3 audio, and personal digital assistant-type functions is demanding, because it means that manufacturers must cram more into less space. That is where the thumbnail-sized miniSD card recently is playing a role. As one of the smallest flash storage devices, the miniSD is a boon for phone designers, because the multimedia applications in these handsets require capacities that go well beyond existing embedded storage.


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