SanDisk has today unveiled a new microSD card that you might be interested in. Called the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-1 card, which is reportedly the world’s fastest microSD card in its class.
On top of this, they also unveiled a premium edition of the same card, which has been better optimised for those who don’t need as much speed.
SanDisk explained more about the new cards:
The 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card delivers unmatched transfer speeds of up to 100 MB/s, allowing users to save time transferring large files, as well as write speeds of up to 90 MB/s for rapid capture of photos. Users can record an estimated 14 hours of 4K UHD video on the 256GB card, making it ideal for high-performance drones, action cameras, and 4K-capable smartphones, among other devices.
The 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, is ideal for Android-based smartphone and tablet users who don’t want to worry about running out of space on their devices. The new card is capable of storing more than 24 hours of Full HD video1, and also features premium transfer speeds of up to 95 MB/s. At this speed people can move files quickly – up to 1,200 photos in just one minute.
The Premium Edition of the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card will be available around the world from August 2016 for $149.99 in the US, whereas the standard 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card will be available worldwide from $199.99 in the US.