24 mln laptops sold in Q4 2009 to have flash hard drives

In Q4 2009, 24 mln notebook PCs will be sold with some form of flash data storage, compared to a mere 143,600 in Q1 2007, iSuppli predicts. This means that nearly 60% of the 40.1 mln notebook shipments will have flash data storage in Q4 2009, up from 0.7% in Q1 2007.