UFS (Universal Flash Storage)

Universal Flash Storage (UFS) is a flash storage specification for digital cameras, mobile phones and consumer electronic devices. It was designed to bring higher data transfer speed and increased reliability to flash memory storage, while reducing market confusion and removing the need for different adapters for different types of card.

In 2018, the latest UFS 3.0 standard was announced. It promises up to 2x the bandwidth while using lower.

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

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