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Market Share Analysis: Flash Cards and USB Flash Drives, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 15 May 2013

ID: G00252212

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth


In 2012, the flash card and USB flash drive markets struggled through a tepid demand compounded by a brutal pricing environment. Flash card unit volumes continued to decline, and while USB flash drive shipments remained resilient, only emerging markets were the bright spots overall.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Flash Cards and USB Flash Drives
    • Flash Cards
    • USB Drives

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • SanDisk
  • Samsung
  • Toshiba
  • Kingston Digital
  • Transcend Information

Other Notable Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

Recommended Reading

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