In the data storage area, the Japanese company Toshiba has always been considered one of the leaders. Here and this time the manufacturer again managed to surprise everyone - in the week was presented flash drive 3D NAND with an incredible memory capacity of 1.33 Tbit, created in close interaction with Western Digital. 16-chip memory module BiCS FLASH and does impress the imagination - its capacity is 2.66 TB.
Toshiba will demonstrate its developments at the international summit on memory cards, which will be held in two weeks in California. Apparently, the mass production of new type of drives will begin no earlier than 2019.
Western Digital plans to start producing SanDisk-branded products on new memory chips by the end of this year.