Yesterday, Samsung unveiled their range of Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 memory cards to the world and they will have significant advantages over micro-SD cards that we use now. These are specifically targeted towards D-SLR and 3D VR cameras, along with action cameras and even drones! Apart from the standard 32GB, 64GB and 128GB variants, the UFS 1.0 cards will offer even a 256GB variant.
If you are like us, you must be wondering what advantage it will give you over traditional micro-SD, when using it in a smartphone. The answer to that is better 3D gaming on phones that use their external memory as the first choice and faster, smoother 4K and VR media playback. The UFS card will read data at a speed of 530MBps, which will put it in the same category as a standard SATA Solid State Hard Disc used in full fledged computers! To give you an idea of the speed, consider the fact that the next time you are transferring a movie on to your UFS card, every GB of data will just take 2 seconds to write onto it. That's five times more than what micro-SD cards are capable of right now and very impressive.
Author: Saikat Kar (tech-enthusiast)
Back in the day, there was a lot of fighting between the Samsung and Apple fans regarding who is copying whom. Although Samsung was mostly on the receiving end of such blames and lawsuits by Apple themselves, things changed later on and Samsung really did start differentiating themselves. For example, they did not adopt the notch for two years and they kept the headphone jack. That seems to be changing though, as Samsung has been slowly taking the same steps as Apple recently.
News comes in from reliable sources today that the Galaxy Note 10 may not have the micro-SD card slot either. If this is true, then in addition to the fact that the Note 10 will be ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack, it's not nice to hear.
Alongside the two rumored changes in the upcoming Galaxy Note 10, also consider that up until the Galaxy S9 series was released, Samsung did not downgrade the camera optics in their regular S series, as compared to the S+ series. In 2019, Samsung copied the same ideology as Apple by even releasing three devices like the latest iPhones, further dividing the flagship S series into multiple categories. Is it just me or do you think the same? Let us know in the comments.