Samsung Reveals 64GB Storage Module for Phones
Samsung today introduced a new embedded storage chip for smartphones and tablets. The 64GB eMMC Pro Class 2000 multimedia card uses Samsung's 10 nanometer process. Samsung says the new chip is a significant improvement over its predecessor in a number of ways. It has read and write speeds of 260Mbps and 50Mbps, respectively, giving it a 30% performance boost compared to the previous generation. The card measures 11.5mm by 13mm, which is 20% smaller than the previous generation. Last, Samsung is able to manufacture the memory card at a 30% lower cost. Samsung says the memory card is ideal for slim devices that need to save space internally. The chip went into production in October.
Samsung Reveals 256 GB MicroSD Memory Card
Samsung today announced the EVO Plus 256 GB microSD card, what it claims is the highest-capacity memory card available for sale. Samsung says the card can hold 33 hours of full HD video, 12 hours of 4K / UHD video, 55,200 pictures, or 23,500 music files.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.
Samsung Making 256 GB Storage Chips for Phones
Samsung has begun manufacturing memory modules that offer as much as 256 GB of storage. The new embedded memory chips use Universal Flash Storage 2.0.
Samsung Forges Bio-Processor for Wearables
Samsung is taking direct aim at the wearable market with a new processor custom-designed to monitor health and fitness data. The Bio-Processor combines Analog Front Ends (AFEs), a micro controller, a power management integrated circuit, a digital signal processor, and an eFlash memory chip into a single module.
Samsung Shows Off 128GB Embedded Flash Module
Samsung today announced that it is producing embedded memory modules for flagship smartphones using the new Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard. UFS is a generational leap compared to the eMMC standard, which is used widely in mobile devices today.
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