Samsung has presented the first 30-nanometer flash memory chip with 8 Gb cells capacity. Samsung development is based on Multi Level Cell (MLC) technology, consisting in use of multilevel cells for the information storage.
Standard SecureDigital card or CompactFlash, equipped with sixteen Samsung memory modules, can store up to 128-Gb data (in eight times more than modern flash chips capacity). The potential capacity of the 1,8-inch Solid State Disk (SSD), based on 64 such modules, can make 512 Gb (modern SSD can contain up to 128 Gb of information).
Samsung plans to begin mass production of such memory modules in 2009.