M-Systems' Mobile DiskOnChip Memory Powers Typhoon Smartphones

10/15/2004 - In the Company's latest design win with High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC; TAIEX: 2498), a leading designer and manufacturer of Microsoft Windows Mobile and Windows CE-based devices, M-Systems' (Nasdaq: FLSH) Mobile DiskOnChip has once again been selected to bring the benefits of high-performance embedded memory to leading smartphones.

HTC's newest smartphone, the "Typhoon", is currently being branded and marketed by major operators worldwide. It contains 64 megabytes of internal storage provided by Mobile DiskOnChip, the only embedded solution based upon multi-level cell (MLC) NAND and optimized with the mature, high-performance TrueFFS flash file system from M-Systems.

With its abundant, high-performance internal storage, the smartphone can easily accommodate Windows Mobile-based applications. "Typhoon" offers an easy to use graphical interface and runs and records video and audio clips, as well as supports multimedia messaging, web browsing and email functionality.

"An increasing number of users and mobile service providers throughout the world realize that HTC handsets are among the best available. I'm proud to say that Mobile DiskOnChip, the leading MLC NAND-based memory solution optimized to the special needs of mobile devices, is helping to deliver many exciting features found within the newest smartphones and other products on the market," said David Tolub, general manager of M-Systems' mobile division.

"M-Systems DiskOnChip technology enables manufacturers like HTC to quickly and easily add advanced storage in Windows Mobile-based devices," said Jane Gilson, group product manager of the Mobile and Embedded Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. "Leveraging the advanced flash disk technology from M-Systems, the Audiovox SMT5600 delivers a great mobile phone experience, combining the dynamic Windows Mobile software with a small, innovative handset."

About M-Systems
M-Systems designs, develops and markets innovative flash data storage solutions for digital consumer electronics markets. M-Systems primarily targets two fast-growing digital consumer electronics markets: the USB (universal serial bus) flash drive market with its DiskOnKey® product and the multimedia mobile handset market with its Mobile DiskOnChip products. For more information, please contact M-Systems at www.m-systems.com.

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