While Samsung’s 16GB SSD flash drive will go mass production soon, Ritek’s 32GB solid-state drive is also coming in the second quarter this year. Ritek’s SSD drive will come in two come in two sizes, 1.8- and 2.5-inch, also in two memory densities, 16GB and 32GB. The suggested price of 1.8-inch is US$169 and 2.5-inch model is US$199.
The upcoming RiDATA-brand SSD will come in two memory densities 16GB and 32GB. Lin said a 64GB version is coming online this year but the exact available date is not yet decided. Already sourcing NAND flash chips from Samsung Electronics, Lin said Samsung will remain the company’s major chip supplier in 2007, though he did not reveal details about the chip supplier of this SSD.