Samsung unveils world’s first 1TB flash storage for smartphones

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Samsung publicizes 1TB eUFS chips for its future cell gadgets

Samsung Electronics, the world chief in superior reminiscence know-how, announced that it has begun mass producing the world’s first one-terabyte (TB) embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) 2.1 for smartphones, powered by the corporate’s fifth-generation V-NAND.

According to Samsung, “the new Universal Flash Storage offers 20x more storage than a 64GB internal memory and 10x the speed of a typical microSD card for data-intensive applications.”

Many of the Android telephones embody a microSD slot that permits customers to develop the inner storage capability of their gadget. With the brand new 1TB eUFS, customers will now have the ability to get pleasure from storage capability akin to a premium pocket book PC, with out having to pair their telephones with extra reminiscence playing cards.

“The 1TB eUFS is expected to play a critical role in bringing a more notebook-like user experience to the next generation of mobile devices,” mentioned Cheol Choi, EVP of Memory Sales & Marketing at Samsung Electronics.

“What’s more, Samsung is committed to assuring the most reliable supply chain and adequate production quantities to support the timely launches of upcoming flagship smartphones in accelerating growth of the global mobile market.”

The 1TB storage chip was developed by “combining 16 stacked layers of Samsung’s most advanced 512-gigabit (Gb) V-NAND flash memory and a newly developed proprietary controller.”

The new 1TB eUFS measures simply 11.5mm x 13.0mm. Besides the large reminiscence capability, the 1TB eUFS additionally possesses distinctive pace. Samsung claims that the chip will supply as much as 1,000 megabytes per second (MB/s) by way of sequential learn speeds, which is roughly twice the sequential learn pace of a typical 2.5-inch SATA strong state drive (SSD), and as much as 260MB/s in sequential write speeds.

This new chip permits smartphone customers to retailer 260 10-minute movies in 4K UHD (3840×2160) format, in distinction to the 64GB eUFS chip largely utilized in many present high-end smartphones that may solely retailer 13 movies of the identical measurement.

In December 2017, Samsung had begun mass-producing its 512GB storage chips, which was later included within the firm’s premium Galaxy Note9 smartphone. Presuming an identical rollout, we may possible see Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S10 include a 1TB storage capability possibility.

Source: Samsung

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