Samsung developed a flash memory chip 16 Gigabit This new technology would increase the storage capacity of small devices like digital cameras or cell 12.09.2005 | 16:48 SEOUL – Samsung introduced a new flash memory chip that will increase storage capacity devices such as music players and digital cameras. This is a memory chip 16-gigabit NAND, with a storage capacity equivalent to 2 gigabytes. This new product is a trend that mobile devices can increasingly use flash memory chips instead of hard disk drives that can fail if they fall abruptly or produce “jumps” when used in movement activities. Moreover, flash memory is lighter and more energy efficient. According to the company, an artifact that meets 16 new NAND chips could add 32 gigabytes of memory and be able to store 8,000 MP3 audio files or 20 HD movies. The flash memory business Samsung is already getting a good push of the iPod Nano, the new line of players flash-based Apple who replaced the iPod Mini, which use a hard disk. Samsung, the largest producer of memory chips NAND and DRAM, begin mass production of the new device in the second half of 2006. .