Samsung develops 256GB Solid State Drive

Samsung 256GB SSD

Samsung Electronics has developed a new solid-state drive, which has the capability to replace hard disk drives in laptop computers. This breakthrough product offers 256GB solid state drive (SSD) for data storage.

Moreover, Samsung claims that it is as much as 2.4 times faster than traditional hard drives.

Samsung claims that 2.5 inches long and 9.5 millimeters thick SSD is the world’s smallest SSD. Moreover, it has the capability of reading up to 200 megabytes of data per second.

The SSD “represents a bold step in the shift to notebooks with significantly improved performance and larger storage capacities,” said Samsung in its statement

Samsung’s latest drive’s mass production is expected to begin this year. However it will be incorporated in notebooks in 2012 only.