[PChome Mobile Channel News Report]UFS flash memory has become the absolute orthodox of the mobile phone market. For the current top mobile phone market, the latest UFS flash memory is generally equipped. For example, most new mobile phones in 2020 are equipped with UFS 3.1 flash memory. After Samsung, Western Digital and other major storage companies have successively shipped UFS 3.1 flash memory, another major storage company KIOXIA (formerly Toshiba Storage) also announced that it has begun sampling UFS 3.1 flash memory.
Kioxia’s new flash memory is based on Toshiba’s BiCS 3D storage technology, with design capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB, which fully meets the storage needs of current mobile phones. In terms of storage performance, Kioxia did not give specific figures, but only showed that its write speed is 2-3 times that of UFS 3.0 flash memory, continuous reading speed is 30% higher than UFS 3.0 flash memory, and random read performance is also somewhat higher. improve. At the same time, new technologies are introduced to improve power consumption. In sleep mode, it has lower power consumption. When the temperature is too high, it can also actively limit performance to avoid damage to storage particles.
Kioxia revealed that the 256GB version will be shipped first in February, and other storage capacity versions will be released after March.
The pursuit of hardware performance in flagship mobile phones is endless. UFS 3.1 flash memory is the highest configuration pursued by current flagship mobile phones. Kioxia’s shipments will inevitably make the supply of UFS 3.1 flash memory more abundant, which is also beneficial to the stable shipment of flagship mobile phones.