Micron Extends Portfolio of Phase Change Memory for Mobile Devices

Micron Extends Portfolio of Phase Change Memory for Mobile Devices

New PCM Solution Adds Flexibility to Address Wider Range of Application

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MU), one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor
solutions, today announced the addition of a new product to its Phase Change
Memory (PCM) portfolio. With high-volume shipments of its 45-nanometer (nm),
1-gigabit (Gb) PCM-based multichip package (MCP) solution for mobile devices
well underway, the company is now sampling a 512-megabit (Mb) PCM plus 512Mb
LPDDR2 MCP that offers greater flexibility in terms of application
requirements. The company also announced that it has been shipping 1Gb PCM to
one of the world's leading mobile device manufacturers, Nokia, for use in
their recently announced phones.

As the first company in the world to ship PCM solutions in volume, Micron is
building on its close cooperation with chipset vendors, enablers and handset
manufacturers to meet growing market demand for PCM.Nokia is using Micron's
PCM solution to enrich the functionality of select devices in its portfolio.

"Nokia has always found ways to provide innovative mobile devices for its
customers across the globe, and Micron's PCM for mobile enables us to enhance
the performance of Asha smartphones," said Dirk Didascalou, Senior Vice
President, Mobiles Phones, Nokia. "Micron is a trusted supplier, and their new
technology helps create a strong user experience with a number of feature and
performance enhancements."

The company's unrelenting focus on memory industry leadership and technical
innovation are critical success factors to adoption of PCM solutions to-date.
In addition, the design-optimizing shared interface between LPDDR2 and PCM is
fully compliant with JEDEC industry standards, further advancing marketplace

PCM provides enhanced boot time, simplifies software development and boosts
performance with overwrite capability.It also provides very low power
consumption and extremely high reliability. Micron's 45nm PCM solution is
currently targeted for utilization in mobile phones bringing enhanced
capabilities, with a future roadmap aimed at addressing smartphones and media

"Micron continues to lead the charge in advanced, innovative memory
solutions," said Michael Rayfield, Vice President of Micron's Wireless
Solutions Group. "Our PCM product portfolio is just the latest demonstration
of this innovation."

From entry-level phones to high-end smartphones and tablets, Micron supplies
virtually every volatile and nonvolatile memory product utilized in wireless
devices today, including NOR, NAND, PCM, LPDRAM and e·MMC™ embedded memory,
meeting the need for increased performance, expanding storage requirements,
mature technology replacement and package capability.

About Micron

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced
semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures
and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR flash memory, as well as other
innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems
for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile
products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol.
To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.

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