Mobile phone memory options to increase
Aug 02, 2004
The rapid increase in the number of features available in mobile phones has spurred a similar rise in the number of memory options available for such products.
Phone designers now are faced with a dizzying set of choices of densities, memory types and packaging options. Memory types found in mobile phones include NOR flash, NAND flash, SRAM, Pseudo SRAM (PSRAM) and SDRAM.
To help mobile-phone makers sort through the plethora of options available and to make the best and most cost-effective choices in mobile-phone memories, iSuppli Corp. has created the Teardown Slice-Mobile Handset Memory Components service.
The Teardown Slice-Mobile Handset Memory Components service draws upon iSuppli's extensive work in dissecting mobile phones and analyzing their electronic content and design. During a four-quarter period, the Teardown Slice-Mobile Handset Memory Components service provides detailed analyses of the memory content of at least 30 new phones.
Each quarter, the service delivers specifications, Bills of Materials (BOMs), annotated images and market-price estimates of the memory content of the phones. Mobile phones once were relatively simple products, performing voice communications and a few related tasks. Nowadays, a mobile phone also can be a digital still camera, a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or even a handheld video game system.
For more information on iSuppli's Teardown Slice-Mobile Handset Memory Components service, please visit www.isuppli.com