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Forecast Analysis: NAND Flash, Worldwide, 3Q16 Update

Published: 18 October 2016

ID: G00296797

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth


The shortage in NAND intensified in 3Q16 and is projected to persist until 2Q17, where supply is relatively balanced with demand through the year. Higher NAND content across all segments of smartphones and robust growth in SSDs remain key drivers as new 3D NAND capacity impacts the market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • NAND Supply-and-Demand Sufficiency
  • NAND Pricing Dynamics
  • NAND Demand
    • PC, Ultramobile and Smartphone Unit Production in 3Q16
    • Smartphones: NAND Content
    • Solid-State Drives: Unit Production
  • NAND Supply

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