With the sales and
capability of mobile phones seeing no signs of slowdown in the near
future, the need for more storage space is becoming readily apparent.
While Samsung has an SGH-i310
handset which features 8GB of
space, it uses a power-sapping integrated hard drive for
storage duties. Samsung's latest effort is a more traditional
approach to mobile storage.
The company's new 2GB
allows users to store up to 12 hours of mobile video and offers
transfer speeds up to three and a half times that of competing
solutions. The tiny 12mm x 14mm x 1.1mm device operates at either 1.8
volts or 3.3V and can plug into any standard MMC slot with the use of
Samsung notes that
research firm Dataquest forecasts that the MMCmicro market will grow 95%
between 2005 and 2010.
quote: it uses a a power-sapping integrated hard drive for storage duties.