New lows for NAND flash memory pricing

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 18 2008 @ 07:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Weak demand for consumers electronics results results in lower NAND flash pricing:
The price of NAND flash chips has continued to fall, with the price of 8Gb NAND flash recently dropping to as low as US$2.35 amid weak demand for consumer electronics products as consumers worldwide tighten their spending in fear of inflation.

In addition, chipmakers will soon need to try to keep the price of 16Gb NAND flash from dropping below the US$4-level, according to market sources.

As a means to reduce losses stemming from declining NAND flash prices, downstream memory module makers are ramping up the ratio of DRAM modules in their total production, added the sources.
Source: DigiTimes

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