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  • Samsung 18 nm DRAM Analysis

    TechInsights published our first in a series of reports on this innovation that provides a memory density increase of 32.8% when comparing 8Gb DRAM 18 nm and 20 nm die.

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    Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Fitness Band Teardown

    A teardown of the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro SM-R365 Fitness Band, take a look at what we found inside.

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    Apple iPhone X Teardown

    The phone is in and our preliminary findings have been published. Follow our blog for updates as we continue to examine this phone.

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  • Samsung Read Retry for 3D NAND

    Significant intellectual property has been developed around these algorithms related to error correction, read-retry techniques, wear leveling, garbage collection, data flush, and data trimming, amongst others.

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    Cost Comparison – Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone 8, Huawei Mate 10, Samsung Galaxy S8

    Apple, Huawei and Samsung – TechInsights has conducted an in-depth analysis of each provider’s most recent contenders.

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    Intel/Micron 64L 3D NAND Analysis

    The Intel 545S SSD, introduced in June 2017, was the first product to include the Intel/Micron 64L 3D NAND, and one of the first SSD to use 64L.

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  • Cost Comparison – Huawei Mate 10, iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S8

    While Apple and Samsung have been engaged in a tug-of-war for the title of top-selling smartphone provider over the past couple of years, China’s dominant OEM - Huawei - has been quietly gaining traction globally with their P- and Mate-series offerings.

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    Huawei Mate 10 Teardown

    Huawei’s Mate 10 is here, and TechInsights has torn it down to bring you our deep-dive technical analysis, board shots, costing and news of chip socket wins.

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    Apple Watch Series 3 Teardown

    Come check out what is inside Apple's latest wearable. You will find annotated board shots, with commentary on design wins and more.

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Samsung Read Retry for 3D NAND

Significant intellectual property has been developed around these algorithms related to error correction, read-retry techniques, wear leveling, garbage collection, data flush, and data trimming, amongst others.

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Growth by Acquisition: Qualcomm in Talks to Acquire NXP

Read on for an analysis of what this acquisition means to the patent portfolio of Qualcomm.

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Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Fitness Band Teardown

A teardown of the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro SM-R365 Fitness Band, take a look at what we found inside.

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Apple iPhone X Teardown

The phone is in and our preliminary findings have been published. Follow our blog for updates as we continue to examine this phone.

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Huawei Mate 10 Teardown

Huawei’s Mate 10 is here, and TechInsights has torn it down to bring you our deep-dive technical analysis, board shots, costing and news of chip socket wins.

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  • Samsung 18 nm DRAM Analysis

    TechInsights published our first in a series of reports on this innovation that provides a memory density increase of 32.8% when comparing 8Gb DRAM 18 nm and 20 nm die.

    Latest Reports
    Intel/Micron 64L 3D NAND Analysis

    The Intel 545S SSD, introduced in June 2017, was the first product to include the Intel/Micron 64L 3D NAND, and one of the first SSD to use 64L.

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    TSMC 10 nm Process

    TSMC 10 nm was found in the Apple A10X processor (APL1071) found in the Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (MQDT2CL/A).

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  • Intel 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint technology was unveiled by Intel and Micron in August 2015, creating the first new memory category in more than 25 years.

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    Samsung 10 nm LPE Process

    The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 applications processor found in the Samsung Galaxy S8 is confirmed to be built on Samsung’s 10 nm LPE process...

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    Qualcomm WTR5975 Gigabit LTE Transceiver

    The WTR5975 is a member of the Snapdragon 835 family found in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and is the world’s first single-chip RF IC supporting Gigabit Class LTE, LTE-U, and LAA with 5 GHz unlicensed band support.

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IEDM 2017, San Francisco, CA

With a history stretching back more than 60 years, the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) is the world’s pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of semiconductor and electronic device technology, design, manufacturing, physics, and modeling. IEDM is the flagship conference for nanometer-scale CMOS transistor technology.

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IPBC Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Taking place in Amsterdam in March 2018, the event will provide IP owners in Europe with tools and insights that will enable them to craft world-class IP management and value creation programmes.

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IPBC Global, San Francisco, CA

IPBC Global has cemented itself as the global gathering for the world’s IP business leaders since it was first held back in 2008. From June 10 to 12 2018, IPBC Global will enter its second decade when the world’s IP elite will assemble at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco for the 11th annual event.

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10 nm Process Rollout Marching Right Along
The march continues with the Apple A10X, which is confirmed to be built on TSMC’s 10 FF process.
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Samsung 18 nm DRAM cell integration: QPT and higher uniformed capacitor high-k dielectrics
Samsung has begun to mass-produce their first 10 nm-class DRAM products, and we’ve taken this opportunity to analyze and compare it to the previous generations of 25 nm and 20 nm DRAM products.
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Memory/Selector Elements for Intel OptaneTM XPoint Memory
TechInsights has continued to dig into the process, cell structure and materials analysis of the Intel OptaneTM XPoint memory.
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10 nm Process Rollout Marching Right Along
The march continues with the Apple A10X, which is confirmed to be built on TSMC’s 10 FF process.
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Samsung 18 nm DRAM cell integration: QPT and higher uniformed capacitor high-k dielectrics
Samsung has begun to mass-produce their first 10 nm-class DRAM products, and we’ve taken this opportunity to analyze and compare it to the previous generations of 25 nm and 20 nm DRAM products.
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SK hynix’ 21 nm DRAM Cell Technology: Comparison of 1st and 2nd generation
Low yield and reliability issues on 21 nm 1st generation, means their new 2nd generation 21 nm DRAM cell technology has caught the attention of many producers of memory products.
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A Survey of Enabling Technologies in Successful Consumer Digital Imaging Products (Part 3: Pixel Isolation Structures)
These structures are critical to the performance of 1.0 µm to 1.4 µm generation pixels in smartphone cameras.
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A Survey of Enabling Technologies in Successful Consumer Digital Imaging Products (Part 2: Stacked Chip Image Sensors)
Work on the IMX400 project continues and we look forward to publishing our report in a few weeks. Enjoy Part 2, where we discuss the trends in wafer-to-wafer interconnect and other features of stacked chips.
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A Survey of Enabling Technologies in Successful Consumer Digital Imaging Products (Part 1: PDAF)
This year’s IISW marked the 10th anniversary of this biennial conference and corresponded to the 10th anniversary of TechInsights’ presence at the workshop.
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