Samsung officially announces: Mass production of industry’s first-ever 1TB embedded storage is happening

World’s top advanced memory technology giant, Samsung Electronics, has opened up about the beginning of mass production of its one-terabyte (TB) eUFS 2.1 storage.

The upcoming embedded Universal Flash Storage 2.1 AKA eUFS 2.1, will be an integral part of future mobile devices, according to the company.

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It should be noted that it was just 4 years ago when Samsung pitched a 128GB eUFS module. And now with a 1TB embedded storage solution, Samsung assures that smartphones users will be amused by notebook-like storage capacity.

Interestingly, all of this falls in line with the Galaxy S10 flagship that Samsung is expected to launch on 20th February at the Unpacked Event. In past weeks, there have been rumors that Samsung will offer a 1-terabyte internal memory option in its upcoming flagship.

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Samsung highlights that the 1TB eUFS module maintains the same physical size as its current highest storage solution, which is a 512GB memory solution embedded in the Galaxy Note 9.

How Does It Stack Up?

Samsung’s upcoming 1TB eUFS solution stitches together 16 stacked layers of its current 512GB V-NAND flash storage along with a newly designed proprietary controller.

Subsequently, the new eUFS with its 1TB capacity offers the following:

Samsung notes that users can now transfer multimedia content at the speed of up to 1000 MB/s. with its new one-terabyte eUFS storage. Strikingly, this sequential speed is almost twice the speed of what a typical 2.5-inch SATA SSD offers. Furthermore, comparing the 1TB eUFS to a microSD card, it offers nearly 10 times the speed.

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One of the most interesting stats with the new 1TB storage solution is its random read speed. The upcoming eUFS gets a spike in its random read speed up to 38% over the current 512GB embedded storage solution, making it clock at up to 50,000 IOPS.

This improvement in an increased random read speed makes the smartphone even more capable for the purpose of recording videos continuously at as high as 960FPS.

Samsung Comparison

According to Samsung, it will be expanding the production of its 5th-gen 512GB storage module during the whole first half of this year. This expansion at the company’s Pyeongtaek plant in Korea is to meet the strong demands that other global smartphone makers have for the 1TB eUFS solution.

Certainly, we are going to see a whole lot of mobile devices in future that will come with 1TB internal storage. With such gigantic inbuilt capabilities, will you ever need a separate memory card?

Let us know your views in the comments below.

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Prateek Sharma

Prateek Sharma

Prateek is a Computer Science engineering graduate. He is excessively active in the field since the day Android had just taken off.

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