Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Pretec announce another flash memory format targeting mobile phone users
Posted on 10-Mar-2005 18:58 | Tags Filed under: News


Pretec announce another flash memory format targeting mobile phone users
Pretec Electronics Corp. is introducing a new generation of flash memory card and module called C-Flash. With physical size of 17mm x 12mm x 1.0mm, about 1/3 the volume of RS-MMC or miniSD, C-Flash is one of the smallest form factor flash memory cards in the world, competing with the Transflash format.

The new card also supports smart card (SIM card) technologu, allowing multimedia mobile phones utilizing C-Flash to use a smaller footprint for the memory card allowing for new designs not previously possible.

Capable to support MU-Card, a specification from greater China lead by Mu-Card Alliance of OMIA (Open Mobile Internet Alliance), with capacity up to 2048GB (500 times of MMC capacity) and transfer speed up to 120MB/s (10 times of SD speed), C-Flash has been adopted by Mu-Card Alliance as the next small form factor of MU-Card (called MU-Flash). Pretec is currently sampling 128MB C-Flash to major mobile phone makers, with capacity of 1GB available by Q2 of 2005. Mobile phones with C-Flash bundling will be in the market start from Q3 of 2005.

Pretec will also offer various adapters for C-Flash such as SD, miniSD, MMC, RS-MMC and USB; users will be able to use the C-Flash card, in a variety of devices with different slots, like digital cameras, mobile phones, MP3 players, handhelds, etc.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Kiwis to be hit with tax on online purchases
Created by Gordy7, last reply by sir1963 on 18-Nov-2017 10:29 (130 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Spark fibre conflict with ethernet switch.
Created by sam395, last reply by Lias on 16-Nov-2017 14:49 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Data hunt (free data game) is back!
Created by PhantomNVD, last reply by Linux on 17-Nov-2017 22:27 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Request for Windows 10 alternatives to reduce data usage
Created by D1023319, last reply by lNomNoml on 17-Nov-2017 21:19 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Curious updates from Bigpipe
Created by robjg63, last reply by hio77 on 17-Nov-2017 19:27 (11 replies)

Scare away cats at night?
Created by kryptonjohn, last reply by eracode on 16-Nov-2017 14:09 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


New Kiwi call centre
Created by bameron, last reply by linw on 14-Nov-2017 11:41 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Applecare for iPhone. Is it worth it?
Created by maoriboy, last reply by Handsomedan on 17-Nov-2017 13:47 (16 replies)
Pages... 2