NAND Flash Prices Continue to Rise as Demand Outpaces Supply

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According to a recent report, NAND prices have continued their increase over the 3Q2016 thanks to constrained supply due to the transition from 2D to 3D NAND, and an increase in demand.

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Demand for NAND in 3Q2016 grew by 19.6% with the biggest winner being Western Digital who increased their revenues by 26.7% in the quarter. Other big winners include Samsung and SK Hynix who saw revenue increases of 20.6% and 20.3% respectively.

Market share continues to be dominated by Samsung who holds a massive 36.6% marketshare, climbing just slightly over the quarter.

 

Source: TrendForce

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