Samsung has announced their next-generation 10nm process memory chips, the 64GB eMMC Pro Class 2000 which is a 20 percent size reduction and 30 percent improved performance over their previous 20nm chips unveiled a few months ago. While their 20nm chips had just supported JEDEC’s eMMC 4.5 interface standard, Samsung will be submitting their newest eMMC to JEDEC to be adopted as an industry standard. The new memory chips went into production late last month and will be used in slimmer smartphones and tablets in the near future.
It has an increased random write speed of 2,000 IOPS (input/output per second) and a random read speed of 5,000 IOPS from the 1,500 and 3,500 IOPS of older models. It’s sequential read and write speeds have been given a boost as well, at 260MB/s and 50MB/s respectively.