SUNNYVALE, CA, Oct. 11, 2000 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) announced today it will supply Siemens of Germany with SanDisk 32 MB MultiMediaCards for storage of files in Siemens' new mobile phone SL45 (model 6688 in China), that has the capacity to hold MP3 audio files, hundreds of phonebook entries and thousands of SMS messages.
"The SL45 / 6688 will be the first mobile phone with an integrated state-of-the-art MP3 player and exchangeable memory that will provide its users with the most popular digital audio memory card," said Nelson Chan, SanDisk senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. "More than 100 Internet music players with slots for MultiMediaCards have been introduced, and we are glad to add the new Siemens device to that list."
Georges Boulloy, Siemens' vice president global product marketing , said, "We determined that SanDisk's MultiMediaCard was ideal for our latest mobile phone because of its compact size, low power consumption and ruggedness."
The SL45 / 6688 supporting the GSM 900 and GSM 1800 standard will be available in Europe and Asia beginning in December, 2000.
SanDisk Corporation, the world's largest supplier of flash data storage products, designs, manufactures and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging and audio storage products using its patented, high density flash memory and controller technology. SanDisk is based in Sunnyvale, CA.
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