Mobile Phone Hard Drive Standards

Let’s hope this doesn’t end up another “standards body” that ends up deadlocked with NO standard. Intel, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Marvell Semiconductor, Seagate Technology, and Toshiba America Information Systems are now agreeing to work on standards for micro hard drives for use in mobile phones. CE-ATA, the proposed standard interface, will reduce the eventual costs, and bring big storage to affordable small devices sooner.

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