Western Digital Corporation, one of world’s most leading data storage technology solution providers has set a new benchmark in the market on Thursday, by introducing world’s highest capacity SanDisk Micro-SD card. With the capacity of 400 GB, the new SanDisk microSD card has become world’s utmost capacity additional memory card for today’s high-end smartphones. With a price tag of $249.99, the new 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card will be available in the retail outlets from today itself.
Thursday, on 31st September, at IFA 2017, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) announced the 400GB SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card, which is the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for mobile devices. The introduction of the new 400GB SanDisk SD card came to the floor two years after the release of its previous record-breaking 200GB* SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card.
With the launch of new 400GB SD card, Western Digital has doubled the storage capability for the smartphones of the current market. As announced by Western Digital Corporation, the new SanDisk microSD card will help mobile-centric people to upkeep with the demands of tech-oriented lifestyle and will provide the consumers with the freedom to install more apps, download more videos, and capture, save and share more pictures.
As officially confirmed, the new card supports 100MB read speed, alongside A1 app performance, and also the UHS Speed Class 1 for the best performance offered. The card is ideal for Android smartphone and also the tablet users. It is capable of holding up to 40 hours of Full HD video and also features the super fast relocate speeds of up to 100MB per second. At this speed, the card is expected to move 1,200 photos per one minute. Moreover, the 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card also features the A1 App Performance Class specification, which implies it is capable of loading applications faster than any other SD card.
As expected, this brand new 400GB microSD card is not cheap at all. However, in compared to the SanDisk’s 256GB card whose retail price was $199.99, the new 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is priced at $249.99, which is $50 higher than the 256GB card price range. With the sale, beginning today, the new highest-capacity SD card is expected to take the existing mobile storage technology to a new level.