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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor NAND Flash, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update

Published: 15 January 2015

ID: G00258778

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth

Summary

A surprising oversupply materialized during 4Q14 that is expected to persist into 2Q15. Despite a resilient flash card and SSD market, non-Apple smartphone and tablet sales have been underwhelming, but a shortage is forecast for late 2Q15 until late 4Q15, due to supply constraints.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

Assumptions

  • NAND Supply-and-Demand Sufficiency
  • NAND Pricing
  • NAND Demand
    • Flash Cards and USB Flash Drives
    • Smartphones
    • Ultramobile Tablets
    • SSDs
  • NAND Supply

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