Toshiba Defends MLC

Davis, Jessica
May 2004
Electronic News;5/17/2004, Vol. 50 Issue 20, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Focuses on a report released by Toshiba offering details on the appropriateness of multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory for consumer electronics applications. Reason for the accusation of Samsung that MLC was not the right choice for applications such as digital camera memory; Finding of a research conducted by Toshiba into the appropriateness of MLC for consumer applications; Information on the memory device introduced by Toshiba.


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