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iPods to benefit from new Samsung chip

iPods and other gadgets could soon utilize a new 8GB NAND flash memory chip that is now in production at Samsung chip factories. The company said it shrank the chips by about 25 percent from previous designs, while it increased the amount of file storage. “Users should see an increase in the amount of data storage capacity in small devices within the next six months thanks to the chip,” reports IT World. “Samsung said an 8GB NAND flash device can store 2000 MP3 files or 225 minutes of DVD-quality video.” The 8GB chip could also mean that 16GB devices are possible before the end of the year. Apple has been rumored to be introducing 6GB and 8GB iPod nanos in the next few months.

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SO where is that 16 GB nano?

It is obviously possible, 2 chips in a case, been done before.


Posted by LC Angell on August 4, 2007 at 10:25 PM (CDT)

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