electronics giant Samsung has announced a new type of removable
memory card in Universal Flash Storage (UFS) that will offer more than five
times read speed and almost twice the writing performance of today's microSD
cards, according to the company.
UFS cards will be available in storage capacities of 32, 64, 128 and 256GB.
terms of performance, the new Samsung cards can be read at 530MB/s, as opposed
to 95MB/s offered by the best microSD cards available today.
writing purposes, you get 170MB/s while microSD cards offer 90MB/s.
For now, there's no word on pricing or
availability of the new Samsung UFS cards.