Western Digital said that it has now completed development and started sampling its first UFS 3.0 storage solutions for ‘5G era’ smartphones. The new embedded flash drives (EFDs) provide up to 512 GB of storage space, use the company’s latest 3D NAND memory, and support its proprietary iNAND SmartSLC Gen 6 technology to maximize sequential write speeds. The Western Digital iNAND MC EU511 storage devices are based on the company’s 96-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory as well as an in-house-developed controller that supports a UFS 3.0 HS Gear 4 two-lane interface. The controller supports the company’s iNAND SmartSLC Gen 6 technology (which presumably works like pseudo-SLC cache mode in case of SSDs) to ensure a maximum sequential write speed of up to 750 MB/s. The...

Western Digital Unveils iNAND MC EU321: a UFS 2.1 Drive Based on 96L 3D NAND

Western Digital has announced its new lineup of UFS 2.1-based embedded storage devices for smartphones, tablets, PCs, and other mobile applications. The new iNAND MC EU321 drives are based...

5 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2018

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