Consumer electronic major Samsung has started mass production of 128GB flash chips. The large storage flash chips are designed for smartphones and tablets. The latest developments are considered to be a part of upcoming trend in the industry.
As of now, the maximum flash chip capacity storage available is 64GB. The new 128 GB flash chip will be able to accommodate a larger amount of data. Reports suggest that users will be able to store 15 full HD movies and 8 GB equivalent video files in the new embedded memory storage. Company sources stated that the 128 GB embedded multimedia card will feature in their next generation smartphones. The card is also designed so as to fit the sleeker design aspects of the latest generation mobile phones.
Wanhoon Hong, Executive Vice President for Memory Sales & Marketing, Samsung was stated as saying, “The higher data storage and faster data transmission will bring a range of benefits to users that compare to those of ultra-slim notebook PCs.” Company sources have also stated that latest high storage memory card has the industry’s highest density and performance level for an embedded memory chip.
The 128GB flash chips will be able to read data at 140MB/s where as the writing speed will be 50MB/s. The flash chip is also expected to be capable of processing 3500/1500 inputs and outputs per second during random reading and writing of the data. There have been no reports as of now regarding whether Samsung devices or any other devices will feature this 128GB memory card any time soon. But analysts believe that future versions of Samsung Galaxy S series will feature these high storage flash chips.