SST Introduces New Family of High-Performance SuperFlash Products

New Advanced MPF+ Family Offers Fast Effective Read and Program Times and Heightened Protection of Digital Content in the Flash Memory

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10 -- SST (Silicon Storage Technology, Inc.) (NASDAQ:SSTI), a leader in flash memory technology, today introduced its 38 series Advanced Multi-Purpose Flash Plus (Advanced MPF+) family of products based on the company's proprietary SuperFlash technology. The 38 series Advanced MPF+ products feature fast effective read and program performance, which gives systems using the devices fast boot and field update times. Additionally, this new series of flash memory products incorporates enhanced protection features that enable the prevention of unauthorized changing of data to ensure that content stored in the flash memory is secure. With its fast read and program performance and protection features, the 38 series Advanced MPF+ products are ideal for applications where the integrity of data and services are important, such as set-top boxes, personal media players and digital video recorders. Other target applications include printers, digital cameras and camcorders, digital TVs and broadband DSL and cable modems.

"We are constantly updating and refining our flash memory technology to ensure that we provide our customers with the best possible combination of features and performance to meet evolving market needs," said Leon Wong, senior manager, product marketing, SST. "Our new 38 series Advanced MPF+ family is a great example of SST's commitment to technology development: we have substantially increased the performance, which contributes to an enhanced end-user experience, and our protection features give service providers and content owners more confidence in knowing that the new digital services and content they release have additional safeguards from hackers and other unauthorized users."

The 38 series Advanced MPF+ products are available in 48-ball TFBGA and 48-lead TSOP packages. The first product in the 38 series is the 64 Mbit SST38VF6401. SST plans to expand the 38 series to include 32 Mbit products in 2008. The 38 series is the first family of products from SST implemented in a 0.12-micron SuperFlash technology.

Pricing and Availability

The SST38VF6401 is sampling now, with mass production scheduled for the first quarter of 2008. Pricing for the SST38VF6401 is $3.95 each in 10,000 unit quantities.

About Silicon Storage Technology, Inc.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, SST designs, manufactures and markets a diversified range of memory and non-memory products for high volume applications in the digital consumer, networking, wireless communications and Internet computing markets. Leveraging its proprietary, patented SuperFlash technology, SST is a leading provider of nonvolatile memory solutions with product families that include various densities of high functionality flash memory components and flash mass storage products. The Company also offers its SuperFlash technology for embedded applications through its broad network of world-class manufacturing partners and technology licensees, including TSMC, which offers it under its trademark Emb-FLASH. SST's non-memory products include NAND controller-based products, smart card ICs and modules, flash microcontrollers and radio frequency ICs and modules.

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For more information about SST and the company's comprehensive list of product offerings, please call 1-888/SST-CHIP. Information can also be requested via email to or through SST's Web site at SST's head office is located at 1171 Sonora Court, Sunnyvale, Calif.; telephone: 408/735-9110; fax: 408/735-9036.

Ricky Gradwohl
Silicon Storage Technology, Inc.

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