Fujitsu stops manufacture of 1.8-inch HDD in favour of SSDs

Fujitsu has announced that it halted plans to manufacture 1.8-inch hard drives as it looks to see if the market will continue its adoption of solid state drives (SSDs). The drives had been intended for ultra-portable notebooks and digital media players but those markets are shifting very towards SSDs as prices drop rapidly.

Fujitsu already offers SSD options on some of their devices including the P1610 Tablet PC.

Toshiba, Samsung and Seagate are still manufacturing 1.8-inch hard drives.

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