KINGMAX have just released a 1GB microSD card which is based on SLC (single level cell) memory, supposedly the first of its kind available on the market. It sports a read rate of 10.5MB/sec and writes at 8.9MB/sec.
For further information, grab KINGMAX's PR here.
KINGMAX Digital, Taipei Sep 22,2006 - The evolution of technology has given us multimedia and entertainment functions for mobile phones that we could not have imagined in the past! Today mobile phones sporting digital cameras, video players, games, MP3 players, GPRS navigation and PDA functions have become a must-have accessory in for work and entertainment in our daily lives! According to statistics, global mobile phone production in 2006 leapt to 900 million units -- a significant increase from 740 million in 2005. In the future, global demand for mobile phones will be considerable -- the number of people relying on mobile phones continues to increase, which makes it increasingly difficult to be without a mobile phone.