Samsung comes with fast ufs memory cards with capacity up to 256GB




Samsung has announced the first ufs memory cards. The small cards with capacities from 32GB to 256GB offer read and write speeds up to 530MB / s and 170MB / s. It is still waiting for devices that support the new memory type.

The sequential speeds that can read memory cards ufs data and writing are much higher than what is possible with micro sd cards, which currently go up to 95MB / s with capacity of 256GB. In addition, the performance some random reads and writes are concerns much better. Samsung promises up to 40,000 IOPS read and 35,000 IOPS at write.

The speeds of the announced tickets are slightly lower than the 2.0 ufs memory chips from Samsung 256GB which earlier this year announced . Ufs memory is used in high-end smartphones, including the Galaxy S6 and S7, OnePlus 3, HTC and LG 10 G5.

Although the ufs memory cards micro sd cards appear, the new memory type has a slightly different shape and allows the use of other pins. The ufs cards are designed according to the UFS Card Extention Standard, which was in March captured by standard organization Jedec.

Presumably get future smartphones, one for ufs cards, making it possible to expand the storage with memory almost as fast as internal storage. Also, there are other mapped device such as drones and cameras appear to support ufs cards. However, specific information is not yet known.

Samsung has ufs cards of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB announced. When the fast memory in the market and at what price is not yet known. Also not yet available, the exact specifications for each memory card. Presumably apply the highest speeds for the card with the largest capacity.


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