Western Digital, the American computer data storage company announced a new SanDisk Ultra MicroSD card with a storage capacity of 400GB which the company claims is world’s highest-capacity MicroSD card available for smartphones. the company earlier announced record-breaking 200GB of storage capacity SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card which was launched two years back.
400GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSD UHS-I card features
• CAPTURE AND STORE EVEN MORE HOURS OF FULL HD VIDEO
With a breakthrough capacity of up to 400GB*, you can store even more hours of Full HD video7 on the card without worrying about running out of room for the videos, photos, music, movies and other files you want to shoot, save and share.
• TRANSFER SPEEDS OF UP TO 100MB/S
Blazing transfer speeds mean that your content moves fast letting you move up to 1200 photos in a minute.6
• LOAD APPS FASTER WITH A1-RATED PERFORMANCE
Rated A1, the SanDisk Ultra® microSD™ card is optimized for apps, delivering faster app launch and performance that provides a better smartphone experience.
• FULL HD VIDEO CAPTURE
Class 10 speed rating allows you to shoot Full HD video and high quality photos.
• IDEAL FOR ANDROID SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS
SanDisk cards are compatible with Android smartphones and tablets.
• SANDISK MEMORY ZONE APP FOR EASY FILE MANAGEMENT
Available from the Google Play™ store, the SanDisk Memory Zone app lets you view, access, and back up your phone’s files in one location. It can also automatically move files from your device to your memory card to free up space.5
“Mobile devices have become the epicenter 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,” Jeff Janukowicz, research vice president, IDC. “We estimate mobile device users worldwide will install over 150 billion applications alone this year, which require a ton of memory on all of our favorite devices.”
The 400GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSD UHS-I card is capable of storing content up-to 40 hours of Full HD Videos, it is also capable of transferring 1200 photos per minute and additionally feature superfast transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s. the 400GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSD UHS-I card meets the A1 App Performance Class specification, which helps the card load apps faster.
The company also stated that the updated SanDisk Memory Zone app, will allow users to have a greater control over their devices memory storage and will help them to easily locate, organize, transfer and back up data, including tagged content from Facebook and Instagram. the app is available for free from the Google Play store and is compatible with most of the devices powered by Android operating system.
Coming to the pricing and availability, the 400GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSD UHS-I card comes with a ten year warranty and will be available from the company’s e-store and all other major retailers at United States for MSRP of $249.99
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