October 5, 2022

Samsung launches mass production of UFS 4.0 mobile store this month

Samsung begins mass production of UFS 4.0 flash memory

After announcing the development of the industry’s first UFS 4.0 storage product in May this year, Samsung announced at the Flash Memory Summit 2022 on August 3 that UFS 4.0 flash memory entered mass production this month. .

Samsung launches mass production of UFS 4.0 mobile storage this month

Samsung said UFS 4.0 will first be used in flagship smartphones to address the need for higher data rate speeds when processing high-resolution images and intensive gaming. In the future, UFS 4.0 will also be popular on more mobile, AR and VR devices.

The industry’s first UFS 4.0 mobile storage, developed by Samsung in May, is expected to go into mass production this month. The new UFS 4.0 will be an essential component of flagship smartphones that require large amounts of data processing for features such as high-resolution images and graphics-rich mobile games, and will later be used in mobility, virtual reality and augmented reality.

Said, Samsung Semiconductor.

UFS 4.0 flagships are also believed to have to wait until November, when the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 platform will be officially launched and applied to flagships using the platform, such as Xiaomi 13 series and Samsung series. Galaxy S23, etc.

It is understood that the UFS 4.0 bandwidth speed per channel has increased to 23.2 Gbps, which is twice as fast as UFS 3.1. Based on Samsung’s seventh-generation V-NAND flash memory and self-developed master control, the measured sequential read speed is up to 4200MB/s and the sequential write speed is up to 2800MB/s.

In addition to the speed increase, UFS 4.0 flash memory has the advantage of lower power consumption per unit, smaller package size, and 1TB single chip capacity.