World’s leading storage specialist SanDisk shocks the world with the recently revealed SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I fingernail sized micro SD card having a whooping 200GB storage space. It is true that we have up to 128GB micro SD card from top manufacturers (SanDisk inclusive); as if that is not enough, here’s a 200GB product which is currently the world’s highest capacity microSD card.
The tiny little piece of storage medium was unveiled at the on-going Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona and here are possible reasons SanDisk went this far:
Mobile devices are completely changing the game. Seven out of 10 images captured by consumers are now from smartphones and tablets. Consumers view mobile-first devices as their primary means for image capture and sharing, and by 2019 smartphones and tablets will account for nine out of 10 images captured. As the needs of mobile users continue to change, SanDisk is on the forefront of delivering solutions for these demands as is clearly illustrated through their growing portfolio of innovative products, including the new 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card. – Christopher Chute, Vice President, Worldwide Digital Imaging Practice, IDC.
We continue to push technology boundaries to deliver record-breaking solutions that transform the way consumers use their mobile devices,” said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. “By focusing on achieving new capacity and speed milestones, we are able to deliver trusted mobile memory solutions that give consumers the freedom to never stop capturing, saving, or sharing – with the benefit of fast speeds to transfer it all quickly.
SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card also come with some perks as seen below:
- Can hold up to 20 hours of Full HD Video
- Transfers up to 12,000 photos in 60 seconds at a top speed of 90MB/s
- Comes with SD card adapter for MIL cameras
- Water-proof, Temperature-proof, X-ray proof & Magnet-proof.
A wow, right? I am happy to announce to you ladies and gentleguys that the SanDisk 200GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I will be available starting from the second quarter of this year and it will cost you $400 – that is about N80,000 in local currency.
My take-home question for you anyway, how much does the smartphone you want to slip this 200GB SD card cost? How much? Do the math and finish off with necessary addition.
So tell me, will you buy the SanDisk 200GB Ultra microSDXC?