Western Digital Corporation at the IFA 2017 in Berlin announced SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC , which it claims to be world’s highest-capacity microSD card, couple of years after introducing 200GB microSDXC card. It meets the Application Performance Class 1 (A1) requirements from the latest SD Association’s SD 5.1 specifications that lets the card to load apps faster. Most of the high-end smartphones should support this card.
Western Digital said that it has achieved this capacity breakthrough by leveraging its proprietary memory technology, design and production processes that allow for more bits per die.
It offers transfer speeds of up to 100MBps to move up to 1,200 photos per minute and can store up to 40 hours of Full HD video.
Highlights of SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC UHS-I card
- Read Speed: up to 100 MB/s
- A1 spec allows the new card to manage random read input-output access per second (IOPS) of 1,500 and write IOPS of 500
- 400GB microSDXC card lets you store up to 10 hours of Full HD video
- 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.
- Waterproof, temperature-proof, shockproof, and X-ray proof
400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is priced at an MSRP of $249.99 (Rs. 15,990 approx.) and is backed by aten-year limited warranty. It will so be available in the U.S.