Samsung has announced that it has started the mass production of the 512GB embedded universal flash storage (eUFS) for the mobile devices.Samsung is the first giant in the market to mass produce the 512GB of eUFS, till now the highest used storage in a smartphone is of 256GB which is currently on the Samsung Note 8 and iPhone X.
Further, the company has not disclosed the price of the memory chip, but it is expected to be priced between Rs 12,000 – Rs 15,000, as the 128GB micro SD card is available for Rs 3,400.
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The 512GB chip is expected to feature in next year Samsung’s flagship devices, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9. According to the company, the memory is able to read the data at a speed of 860 Mbps and write on 255 Mbps, which is more than the current 256GB chips and eight times faster than micro SD cards. It can easily store approx 130 10-minute 4K Ultra HD videos.
Further, talking about the physical storage space consumed by the 512GB chip is same as the 256GB memory. The Samsung said it is made of eight 64-layer 512Gb V-NAND chips that are joined by a controller chip. Together, they double the density of the previous 48-layer V-NAND 256GB eUFS memory.