The next generation of foldable cell phones from Samsung should be officially presented in this month of August and information about the models keep on coming. Now, possible details about the storage of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4. During the Flash Memory Summit 2022 in Santa Clara, Samsung announced its future flash memory and storage technologies and detailed mass production plans.
According to website information Phone Arena, the next top-of-the-line foldable device from the South Korean manufacturer can receive in its version with a 1 TB the new UFS 4.0 storage system which promises to be ultra-fast and thinner.
The advantages of UFS 4.0 against the current UFS 3.1 storage standard are noteworthy. Samsung’s new system promises data transfers of 23.2 Gbps, i.e. twice the speed of UFS 3.1 technology.
The write speed of UFS 4.0 can reach 2,800 MBps, which means it is up to 60% faster than UFS 3.1. the new standard promise still achieve read speeds of 4,200 MBps and be 45% more energy efficient.
In summary, according to the website PhoneArena, Samsung may be preparing a UFS 4.0 storage cameo in the Galaxy Fold 4, which should double its transfer speeds compared to the Galaxy Z Fold 3.
Future Galaxy flagships and VR/AR apps
Samsung hasn’t confirmed which phones will use UFS 4.0 storage, but the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are likely candidates. Otherwise, Galaxy S23 will adopt UFS 4.0 early next year.
Samsung confirmed UFS 4.0 will also be used in VR and AR devices. Samsung stopped making its own VR headsets but still supplies Sony with components. PlayStation VR2 uses Samsung Display OLED panels.
Our sources say the Galaxy Z Fold 4 could have a 1TB version. The device should also have 256GB and 512GB of built-in memory, but time will tell if it’s all UFS 4.0. Samsung will release the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 two weeks after Unpacked on August 10. Q1 2023 should bring the Galaxy S23 lineup.
UFS 4.0 has many advantages over the current flagship phone storage standard, UFS 3.1.
- Transferring 23.2Gbps (double the speed of UFS 3.1)
- 2,800MBps write (60 percent faster than UFS 3.1)
- 45% more power efficiency
- 7th-gen 176-layer V-NAND
- 4,200MBps read
- MIPI 5.0
It is worth remembering that the expectation is that the South Korean manufacturer will present the Galaxy Fold 4 and the Galaxy Flip 4 in the next August 10th at an Unpacked event. So keep an eye out for All Cellular so as not to miss any details.