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eMMC

(Embedded MultiMediaCard) An internal storage technology for smartphones and tablets using the MultiMedia Card standard. Supporting error correction in hardware (see ECC memory), an eMMC chip contains a controller and flash memory. See embedded flash and MMC.


An eMMC Example
In 2014, this Lenovo tablet ad featured eMMC storage. (Image courtesy of Lenovo, www.lenovo.com)
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The addition of automotive UFS expands Toshiba Memory Corporation's line-up of embedded NAND flash memory products for automotive applications, which currently includes automotive e-MMC 6 products.
Fully compliant with the latest JEDEC e-MMC standard, the new chips are designed for application in a wide range of digital consumer products, including smartphones, tablet PCs, and wearable devices.
lt;/span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" mce_style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';" mce_style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';" lang="EN-GB">The new solutions are the first memory devices in the industry fully compatible with the latest e-MMC specification, the JEDECa[euro](tm)s Embedded MultiMediaCard Product Standard v4.
Managed NAND architecture like eSD/eMMC such as Samsung MoviNAND, Micron e-MMC, and Sandisk iNAND are now supported.
Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500 is the first to support the latest JEDEC e-MMC v4.
The role of the NAND controller in premium products such as e-MMC (embedded Multi Media Card) and SSDs (Solid State Drives) has become increasingly important to meet the high memory densities and improved interface speeds required by end users.
By starting production of the 64Gb-based 64GB e-MMC solution this year, we are accelerating the pace of adoption of premium embedded memory cards," said Myung Ho Kim, vice president, memory marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics.
We have already been providing new moviNAND solutions compatible with e-MMC v4.
These include stand-alone and multi-chip package MLC products at densities of 16Gb to 32Gb; e-MMC managed NAND products from 2GB up to 32GB; and microSD removable cards from 2GB to 8GB.
The combined efforts of MMCA and JEDEC have contributed to the huge market success of the e-MMC standard and proliferation of MMC technology in products from major mobile phone and navigation manufacturers," said Yves Leonard, MMCA Chairman.
New 32GB e-MMC Enables Substantial Increases in Storage Capacity, an Extended Temperature Range, and Ease of Design