Samsung today announced a new 128 gigabyte (GB), 3-bit NAND based Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC) 5.0 storage solution for mobile phones.
The smartphone is transitioned to 128GB memory storage based on universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 or eMMC 5.1 standards. Samsung’s new 3-bit 128GB eMMC 5.0 memory speeds up the transition.
Samsung says the storage capacity of mid market Smartphone can now be increased to 128GB.
The new 128GB eMMC 5.0 delivers 260MB/s for sequential data reading, up to 6000 IOPS (Input/Output operations per second) for random read operations and 5000 IOPS for random write operations.
According to Samsung, it is sufficient for high definition video processing and advanced multi tasking features.
If compared with typical external memory card the IOPS speed s is approximately four and ten times faster, respectively.
“With the introduction of our 3-bit NAND based eMMC 5.0 line up, we expect to take the lead in the expansion of high density mobile storage,” said Jung-Bae Lee, senior vice president of memory product planning and application engineering team, Samsung Electronics.
The company has not disclosed about the availability of the mid range smartphone and tablets with 128GB of storage space.
In February, Samsung announced that is has started mass production of industry’s first 128 gigabyte ultra fast embedded memory based on Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard for next generation flagship smartphones.
Samsung has recently launched mobile payment service, Samsung Pay which allows consumers to transition a secure mobile payment at nearly all merchant locations.
In July 2014 Samsung has introduced portable DVD writers, the SE-218GN and SE-208GB optical disc drives (ODDs) for Ultrabook.