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Spansion Expands High Density Automotive Serial Flash with 125C Operation

Last Updated: November 06, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today expanded its automotive grade Serial NOR flash product line. Spansion's FL-S family in 128Mb and 256Mb densities has been qualified for the extended temperature range of -40C to +125C. The added temperature offerings meet Spansion's high standards for quality and performance, which our embedded customers have come to rely on, and complement the existing serial flash memory portfolio, ranging from 4Mb to 1Gb.

"As applications such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), instrument clusters, infotainment and data logging become standard features in a wider range of cars, vehicle electronic OEMs are increasing their demand for flash memory that meet the most stringent requirements," said Robin Jigour, senior vice president of Spansion's Flash Memory Business Group.  "With over 20 years of experience delivering cutting-edge, high-quality automotive grade flash devices and having developed strategic partnerships with customers, Spansion understands the unique product requirements and delivers innovative and competitive solutions for the automotive and embedded markets."

Key features of the 128Mb (S25FL128S) and 256Mb (S25FL256S) SPI devices:

  • Extended operating temperature of -40C to +125C
  • Equivalent performance to Spansion's -40C to +105C range devices
  • Industry's fastest SPI Read and Write performance
  • AEC-Q100 qualified
  • Meets the TS16949 standard and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) requirements
  • SOIC, WSON, BGA packages
  • Extended addressing for access to higher memory density
  • Configurable read latency for faster access time or higher clock rates
  • Double Data Rate (DDR) read commands for SIO, DIO and QIO
  • Advanced sector protection for individually protecting each sector

Samples of the extended temperature S25FL128S and S25FL256S devices are now available.


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