Samsung unveils the first UFS memory card set, world's fastest

How would you like it if your expandable storage is as fast as an SSD drive, if you could read a 5 GB movie in 10 seconds, or shoot and write to it RAW photos in sequential bursts? Well, Samsung swoops in to the rescue, as it just outed the world's first UFS cards in the microSD format. UFS stands for Universal Flash Storage and the second edition of this standard is what you can find as internal memory storage in the better Galaxy smartphones.
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59 Comments

27. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

That argument was stupid even before this simply cause SD card is much cheaper and portable

9. PhoneFixer unregistered

Samsung ROCKS

12. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

TAKE MY MONEY

13. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Ordered UHS-1 64GB few days ago from Samsung. UHS-1 is enough for me

17. Supersonic

Posts: 226; Member since: May 15, 2015

Samsung is showing the tech world who is the boss.

18. rishav20193

Posts: 241; Member since: Jul 18, 2015

just as i used to say, some company will launch sd cards which wont slow down phones with UFS internal storage !! & samsung did it !!

19. ech2wo

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 07, 2016

These cards have similar 2 row connectors as U3 MicroSDs. Can these be compatible with GS7?

20. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Please test it! then give us the results..

29. ph00ny

Posts: 2031; Member since: May 26, 2011

Why wouldn't it be compatible? It's still a micro SD card which is the format standard. Underlying technology inside the packaging doesn't matter

30. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Different connectors

39. 0kax0el0

Posts: 238; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

No, it is not, aside from PA's neglecting to share the speeds, they failed to point tha UFS is not a MicroSD card variant but a new standard. GSMArena states that there is not even one device commercially available compatible with UFS as of now. http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_introduces_worlds_first_ufs_card_lineup-blog-19257.php

25. Obádárà

Posts: 218; Member since: Nov 02, 2015

... SINCERELY, THIS IS A TESTAMENT THAT WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT, SAMSUNG IS A MASTER OF THE GAME...

26. Obádárà

Posts: 218; Member since: Nov 02, 2015

... SINCERELY, THIS IS A TESTAMENT THAT WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT, SAMSUNG IS A MASTER OF THE GAME...

28. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

And I just purchased a Samsung Pro 64GB sd card......yesterday!

31. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Hohoho, beyond time someone made this available on the market! The 256GB would be a great replacement for my current 200GB SanDisk MicroSD in my Surface Pro, and possibly for my future Note 7 SmartPhone. Toshiba unveiled similar stuff back in 2014: http://www.dpreview.com/articles/2025974784/toshiba-unveils-uhs-ii-class-3-microsd-memory-cards However, never saw anywhere to buy it, plus, it was UFS II, so, it would be incompatible with common MicroSD card readers.

32. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Samsung note 7 king of the world and the $$$$$ has been ready go Samsung all the way and outsell Apple

33. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Oh 256 HBO for me!!!

34. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Oops repost 256 GB not HBO lol that damn keyboard spell hint ... Damn LG V 10!!! That's why i need my note 7!!!!

42. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

We have no idea if the note 7 will support it, that because you may not be able to add both cards to the same slot

43. Shubham1221

Posts: 153; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

After this Iphones and Nexuses should start giving expandable storage options to users.

46. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

That would be a big improvement for Apple but don't count on that, i don't hate apple but not a fan but like to see Apple have that option it sure would be in the right direction for Apple for sure!!!

44. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Hi pa Can we have a poll Do users of this site like Samsung to add a normal sd card slot or the new ufs card slot to the note 7 if the slot can only support 1 ver?

47. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Great vote post I'm with ya on that j2001m!!! +100 for you

52. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

All future phone should use UFS standard. I dont like Samsung much but this is what we sd card user where waiting for so we can shut the big mouth of some :)

53. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I am really glad there are companies like Samsung, who invest in R&D improving the fast moving technology.

54. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

*throws money on the screen*

58. PacoXXI

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 18, 2016

Isn't the fastest, sincethere is a UHS-III, from Sony, slightly faster. It's gonna be different, by the time any manufacturer has released an UFS 2.0 or 2.1 version, double and quadruple the speed of the current UFS 1.0 version, respectively.

59. PacoXXI

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 18, 2016

Puede estar seguro de que hay un gran mercado en grandes capacidades, más de 512 Gb, mejor 1 y 2 Tb, para teléfonos inteligentes para UFS 2.1 o más rápido, no importa los precios.

60. PacoXXI

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 18, 2016

Can be sure there is a great market in large capacities, bigger than 512 Gb, better 1 and 2 Tb, for smartphones, for UFS 2.1 or faster protocols.
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