Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: NAND Flash, Worldwide, 4Q16 Update

Published: 12 January 2017

ID: G00296798

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth


A severe NAND shortage persisted through 2H16 and is now forecast to continue through 3Q17. 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 4Q16
    • Smartphones: NAND Content
    • Solid-State Drives: Unit Production
  • NAND Supply

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.