UFS 3.0 announced with double the speed

January 31st, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Phone storage is an often overlooked factor in performance, but JEDEC has the cure for slowness – the new UFS 3.0 standard. It promises up to 2x the bandwidth while using lower power to boot.

A single lane can carry up to 11.6 Gbps, twice what the UFS 2.1 standard could manage. For more speed, two lanes can be used for a total of 23.2 Gbps.

The new version of the standard has moved to 2.5V operation while the previous generation worked on 2.7V to 3.6V.

Anyway, JEDEC also added support for extended temperature range (-40°C to 105°C) to appeal to the automotive market. A refresh…

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