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Do Windows Phone devices use wear-leveling algorithms? Or is it used only by desktop/laptop SSDs?

Is it dependent on manufacturer or on OS?

Note: Wear-leveling is a technique for prolonging the service life of Flash memory.

  • This is normally a hardware feature, from what I understand. – Matthew Read Apr 25 '12 at 23:16
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Windows Mobile has gained wear leveling back in the days (2):

the use of both static and dynamic wear leveling double the life of flash media

So, I think it's safe to assume Windows Phone would have this considered as well.

Although I don't really think one does 55 writes to the same cell per day for five years, which actually translates to a lot more years and by then the current Windows Phone 7 are probably no longer supported and/or compatible. So, whether wear leveling or not; your storage is reliable...

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