Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500 NAND Storage Prodcution begins
When it comes to Smartphones and tablets, one of the key components that significantly increases the performance is the embedded NAND flash storage and Samsung is at the forefront of developing embedded flash memory. Now the company has started the mass production of its new and high-speed embedded flash memory for mobile devices.
The storage chips named Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500 are promised to achieve fastest read and write capability. The memory is capable of reading data at up to 140 MB per second and writing data at up to 50 MB per second. The storage will come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models.
The new Samsung Pro Class 1500 utilizes 64-gigabit (Gb) NAND with a DDR 2.0 interface. The chips are first to support t the JEDEC e-MMC v4.5 specification, and the storage device is built using the latest 20 nm class process technology. The new storage should significantly speed up the HD video recording and playback, web browsing with overall system improvements in performance.
The new storage devices will come with its own high-performance controller and intelligent flash management software. The new chips are not only fast but also smaller, and will be offered in two, four-, and eight-die stacks. The 64GB storage device is just 1.2 mm thick. The new storage should be put into future premium smartphones and tablets, and Galaxy Note 2 might be the first device to come with new storage chip.