It may seem that only yesterday SanDisk announced the world’s first 400GB microSD card and that’s because they only announced it 6 months ago, but now SanDisk are back and have released a brand new 400GB capacity microSD and takes it now boasts the “world’s fastest UHS-I microSD card” title with up to 160 MB/s sequential read performance.
SanDisk says the new model is 50% faster than the previous generation. Sequential write performance tops 90MB/s, according to the company’s internal testing. The SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSD Card meets or exceeds the A2 specification for random performance used to launch apps at high speeds on mobile devices.
To tell them apart, look for the A2 certification on the card and the new model is red and gold rather than red and silver.
“Consumers expect an increasingly better mobile experience, and with our 3D NAND technology, we are pushing the boundaries of innovation to enable them to create and enjoy more rich content on their devices. Our expertise in flash memory and microSD card electronics enables us to achieve unmatched performance. The breakthrough SanDisk microSD card is evidence of Western Digital’s commitment to delivering more advanced solutions that enable data to thrive”
Jim Welsh, senior vice president and general manager, Client Solutions, Western Digital.
SHOOT, SAVE, AND SHARE MORE 4K UHD THAN EVER BEFORE
Get extreme speeds for fast transfer, app performance, and 4K UHD. Ideal for your Android™ smartphone, and action cameras or drones, this high-performance microSD™ card does 4K UHD video recording, Full HD video, and high-resolution photos. The super-fast 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC memory card reads up to 160MB/s*and writes up to 90MB/s. Plus, it’s A2-rated, so you can get fast application performance for an exceptional smartphone experience.
ALSO PERFECT FOR YOUR ACTION CAMERA AND DRONE
Performance and durability for your smartphones, tablets, action cameras, and drones.
WRITE SPEEDS OF UP TO 90MB/S
Capture fast-action photos or shoot 4K UHD video with write speeds of up to 90MB/s. The SanDisk Extreme microSDXC™ UHS-I Card lets you shoot more and transfer even faster. Quick read speeds of up to 160MB/s save you time when transferring high-resolution images and 4K UHD videos.
GREAT FOR CAPTURING 4K UHD VIDEO
Ideal for recording outdoor adventures, weekend trips, or sporting events without skipping frames. The 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSD UHS-I card lets you capture uninterrupted 4K UHD and Full HD video with its UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and Video Speed Class 30 (V30) ratings.
EASY FILE RECOVERY WITH RESCUEPRO DELUXE SOFTWARE
The card comes with a RescuePRO Deluxe data recovery software download offer. This software makes it easy to recover files that have been accidently deleted (download required).
DURABLE DESIGN FOR USE IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
SanDisk Extreme microSDHC and microSDXC UHS-I Cards are shockproof, temperature-proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof, so you can enjoy your adventures without worrying about the durability of your memory card.
Now that it’s been confirmed that the Galaxy S9+ does super slow-mo video and that the Xperia XZ2 can record 4K HDR clips, getting extra storage might be a good idea, especially if you’re constantly recording video.
SanDisk did not announce any actual prices or launch details but it’s rumoured to cost around the £250 mark.
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