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posted by martyb on Wednesday December 06, @02:07PM   Printer-friendly
from the big-things-coming-in-small-packages dept.

Samsung has announced that it is producing 64-layer 512 GB embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) NAND chips for smartphones and other mobile devices. The chips boast 860 MB/s sequential read and 255 MB/s sequential write speeds, and 42k/40k random read/write IOPS.

Toshiba has announced its own 64-layer UFS chips ranging from 32 GB to 256 GB.

Also at Engadget and ZDNet.

Previously: Samsung 256 GB UFS 2.0 Phone Storage is Faster than some SATA SSDs
Samsung to Offer New Type of Flash Memory Card

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  • (Score: 2) by takyon on Wednesday December 06, @02:25PM (2 children)

    by takyon (881) <{takyon} {at} {}> on Wednesday December 06, @02:25PM (#606134) Journal

    Look at the high roller!

    I should start cyberbegging so I can buy a Raspberry Pi Zero.

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  • (Score: 3, Informative) by inertnet on Wednesday December 06, @03:15PM (1 child)

    by inertnet (4071) on Wednesday December 06, @03:15PM (#606151)

    I've got the cheapest strategy:

    1: A new technological achievement is announced
    2: Wait a while until the item becomes available
    3: Wait some more until it's affordable
    4: GOTO 1