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Samsung announces 128GB Universal Flash Storage 2.0 memory chips for smartphones

Samsung has announced that it has started mass producing the industry’s first ultra-fast 128GB memory chips based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 specification. The announcement comes right before the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are set to be unveiled, with both devices expected to have a 128GB model (these UFS 2.0 chips also have 32 and 64GB versions, the other two storage variants that will be offered on the two flagships.)

Samsung’s language in the press release seems to suggest that we might see the microSD slot disappear from flagship devices, as higher capacity chips will begin to be mass produced and be easily available to OEMs in the mobile industry. In terms of performance, Samsung says the new ultra-fast UFS memory “conducts 19,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) for random reading, which is 2.7 times faster than the most common embedded memory for high-end smartphones today, the eMMC 5.0.”

The new chips also consume less power and have higher random read speeds. With smartphones expected to be faster and more powerful in the coming months, this faster storage standard will no doubt come in handy in matching the performance improvements gained by other components like mobile CPUs and RAM chips.

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magmar100
magmar100

Samsung is dead for me. Once they cared about the customers interests. But now they only want to maximize their profit exactly like apple. That is why they don’t have the SD Slot anymore. They want us to buy the overpriced version only for the money they make. They are exactly like Apple right now. I am so pissed because of their arrogance. Samsung was a good company a few years ago with the Galaxy S and S2. But now they suck. They don’t give a fu** about us. Only the proft is what is interesting right now. I hope… Read more »

zac69000
zac69000

the 128gb model will be very expensive

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j6rfgflvjhd3

i hope s6 support usb 3.0

samsung most Design spcial and New USB 3.0 socket like iphone

tron666
tron666

goooddddddddddddddd
hope they dont overprice the 128gig model

SamMobile1811
SamMobile1811

$1000+ Obviously !!