Go to content

Industry Report

Industry reports, briefs issued by Samsung Economic Research Institute

New Market for NAND Chips

New Market for NAND Chips

JEONG Dong-Young

Oct. 17, 2005

Download New Market for NAND Chips  PDF email Print

The global market for NAND Flash memory has grown at an exceptional pace over the past five years. It expanded on an average rate of 63% a year, from US$600 million in 1999 to US$7 billion in 2004, and approaches the market size of NOR flash memory chips worth US$8.4 billion in 2004. In the flash memory chip market, divided between NAND-type and NOR-type chips, NAND claimed a share of 45% in 2004 up from a mere 13% in 2000. Out of the total memory chip market worth US$47.1 billion, NAND flash accounted for 15% in 2004.

For full text, click the pdf icon above.
Go to list