Winbond’s SpiFlash: Serial Flash Memory with Dual/Quad SPI & QPI

By WPG AmericasSeptember 13, 2017


Winbond Electronics Corporation, leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for consumer, computer, communications and electronics products markets, announces their 25Q Serial Flash memory family, including the W25Q256JW (256M-bit).

The Serial Flash memory is a space-saver and offers flexibility and performance well beyond ordinary Serial Flash devices. The W25Q256JW is ideal for code shadowing to RAM, executing code directly from Dual/Quad SPI (XPI) and storing voice, text and data.

Key Features

  • Highest Performance Serial Flash
    • 133MHz Standard/Dual/Quad SPI clocks
    • 266/532MHz equivalent Dual/Quad SPI
    • 66MB/S continuous data transfer rate
    • Typ. 100K Program-Erase cycles per sector
    • More than 20-year data retention
  • Low Power, Wide Temperature Range
    • Single 1.7V to 1.95V supply
    • <1µA Power-down (typ.)
    • -40°C to +85°C operating range
  • Flexible Architecture with 4KB sectors
    • Uniform Sector/Block Erase (4K/32K/64K-Byte)
    • Program 1 to 256 byte per programmable page
    • Erase/Program Suspend & Resume
  • Advanced Security Features
    • Software and Hardware Write-Protect
    • Power Supply Lock-Down and OTP protection
    • Top/Bottom, Complement array protection
    • Individual Block/Sector array protection
    • 64-Bit Unique ID for each device
    • Discoverable Parameters (SFDP) Register
    • 3X256-Bytes Security Registers with OTP locks
    • Volatile & Non-volatile Status Register Bits
  • Space Efficient Packaging
    • 8-pad WSON 6x5-mm / 8x6-mm
    • 16-pin SOIC 300-mil (additional /RESET pin)
    • 24-ball TFBGA 8x6-mm
    • 32-ball WLCSP
    • Contact WPGA for KGD and other options

Preliminary Datasheet

For more information about the Winbond SpiFlash Serial NOR Memory, download the datasheet or contact a WPG Americas Specialist.

When will this part be in production?

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