Samsung 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) smartphones and tablets.
"MicroSD cards with a UHS-1 interface offer
users an extremely high level of performance on their LTE
smartphones and for other advanced mobile applications.
This allows consumers to enjoy high-quality images and
video playback directly from the memory cards, which
fully support the advanced performance features of
diverse digital gadgets," said Wanhoon Hong, executive
vice president, memory sales & marketing, Samsung
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 a Samsung
controller supporting the UHS-1 interface.
According to Samsung's tests, the new 16GB UHS-1 microSD
card has a maximum sequential read speed of 80 megabytes
per second (MB/s). This is more than four times the read
speed of today's advanced microSD cards, which operate at