Samsung Electronics has confirmed the mass production of its Ultra High Speed-1 (UHS-1) interface microSD cards. These little storage devices will be delivering high performance on the smartphones and tablets supporting Long Term Evolution (LTE).
Currently made only in 16GB, UHS-1 microSD cards has a maximum sequential read speed of 80 megabytes per second (MB/s), making it the four times fastest memory device as compared to the ones available in the market right now whose read speed is recorded at 21 MB/s.
“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 gadget.” said Wanhoon Hong who is the executive vice president of memory sales & marketing division at Samsung.