Samsung Offers Ultra High Speed MicroSD Cards


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced that it is now mass producing Ultra High Speed–1 (UHS-1) interface microSD cards that support the highest performance levels required on advanced LTE (Long Term Evolution) smart phones and tablets.

Samsung MicroSD Cards, Ultra High Speed MicroSD Cards

The new 16GB UHS-1 microSD card has a maximum read speeds of 80MB/s, the cards are just under four times as fast as today’s average microSD card. Initially, Samsung is only producing 16GB cards, but they’ll be offering up larger capacities as soon as they can.

This MicroSD card with a UHS-1 interface offer users an extremely high level of performance on their LTE smart phones and for other advanced mobile applications.

The new UHS-1 memory card comes in a 16 gigabyte (GB) density. It is comprised of Samsung’s 20 nanometer-class 64 gigabit (Gb) toggle DDR 2.0 devices and an advanced Samsung controller supporting the ultra fast UHS-1 interface.

In the future, Samsung plans to expand its microSD card offerings with higher density solutions that reinforce its position as the leading market innovator for NAND flash.