SanDisk Releases World’s Fastest Smartphone/Tablet Memory Card
If you’re looking for the fastest memory cards to use in your smartphone or tablet, you’ll be interested to know class 10 is no longer the best you can do. Today, SanDisk announced the release of the SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I memory card. Sandisk boasts the Extreme Pro is the world’s fastest microSD card. The Extreme Pro microSD card is available in both 8gb and 16gb capacities. Extreme Pro microSD cards are available for purchase now on SandDisk’s website, for $59.99 (8gb) and $99.99 (16gb).
MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced the world’s fastest mobile memory card. The SanDisk Extreme Pro® microSDHC™ UHS-I card is ideal for smartphone and tablet users who want to boost their device’s storage capacity while enjoying the fastest mobile experience.
“SanDisk offers the broadest mobile memory card lineup in the industry”
Maximum Performance for Next-Generation Mobile Devices
The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card enables smartphone and tablet users to fully enjoy their mobile device’s advanced applications.
- Full HD Video Capture: Mobile phones will capture approximately one third of all video footage by 2014, according to IDC3. With a UHS Speed Class 1 rating (Class 10 equivalent), the new card allows consumers to record superior Full HD videos, even in 3D
- High-Quality Photo Capture: Mobile phones will capture 525 billion photos in 2012, roughly half of all photos captured this year, according to IDC4. The card is ideal for mobile imaging applications, offering up to 90MB/sec write speed for capturing multiple photos using burst mode with a UHS-I enabled mobile device
- Faster File Transfers: With up to 95 megabyte per second (MB/sec) read speed, the card moves files quickly between host devices
- Seamless Multitasking; Fast Downloads: The card allows consumers to smoothly run multiple applications at the same time and download files quickly using 4G LTE phones
“SanDisk offers the broadest mobile memory card lineup in the industry,” said Chris Loh, director, product marketing, SanDisk. “Our portfolio includes microSD cards with the fastest speeds, highest storage capacities and reliability that consumers demand.”
Availability and Pricing
The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card is available on www.sandisk.com in 8 gigabyte (GB)5 and 16GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $59.99 and $99.99. The card is compatible with any microSDHC-slotted device and is ideal for UHS-enabled smartphones and tablets.