Nowadays, most of the smartphones and tablets offer expandable storage of up to 256GB with a microSD card. However, SanDisk has successfully pushed the limit to an incredible 400GB, beating the
The SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card is the first microSD card in the world to have such a high storage. Many people may feel that storage card of this size is a little too overkill. But we think about the future of media consumption, this breakthrough actually makes a lot of sense.
Jeff Janukowicz, research vice president, International Data Corporation said: “Mobile devices have become the epicentre of our lives, and consumers are now accustomed to using their smartphones for anything from entertainment to business. We are collecting and sharing massive amounts of data on smartphones, drones, tablets, PCs, laptops and more. We anticipate that storage needs will only continue to grow as people continue to expect more sophisticated features on their devices and desire higher quality content.”
This is particularly true as we move into the age of 4K/8K videos, we will require more storage space. According to SanDisk, this ground-breaking 400GB microSD card can also deliver high-speed transfer of up to 100MB/s or up to 1,200 photos per minute.
The SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card comes with a 10-year warranty and is available at SanDisk.com. It is retailing at USD249.99.
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