Recently we learned that Samsung and Apple signed a collaboration agreement whereby the Koreans would become suppliers of flash memory for future iPhone. Apple specifically laid eyes on the new UFS 2.0 memory that estrenase this year the Samsung Galaxy S7. Although the agreement is ongoing, technical problems delayed the first shipments of this type of memory, in principle enough to not be available for the iPhone in July.
Despite the great differences and legal disputes that have historically faced Samsung and Apple, both technologies are needed. On the one hand the California requires high power production to meet Asian sales volume of its iDispositivos. On the other hand, Samsung achieved a significant volume of orders its components, something that brings great economic sums to its different divisions and in general the company.
UFS memory for iPhone
This situation is what recently led to Samsung and Apple to sign a new partnership agreement. That laid the basis for negotiations by the South Koreans would become the leading supplier of memory chips, something that has not happened since they did not include their chips in the iPhone 5. Some memory chips somewhat succulent because they would not be other that equipped the same as the Samsung Galaxy S7. The UFS second generation replacing the current chips eMMC and achieve rates much higher reading and writing. This represents an undeniable increase performance and user experience of iPhone future because, for example, shorten the time needed to transfer files to the memory and vice versa smartphone to other devices.Apple iPhone internal memory.
However, the high speed memory of Samsung is not expected to be ready to be introduced in the iPhone 7. According to the Asian font ETNews, Samsung will not have this chips available until next year. The reason appears to be related to the encapsulation of memory chips to avoid electromagnetic interference from other components. And it is that Apple would have asked Samsung chip to integrate with specific features in their iPhones, which will delay shipments of the first batches of UFS memory.