SanDisk Brings Two new 256GB microSD cards to the Market

SanDisk has introduced two new 256GB microSD cards, with one it claims is the fastest in its class – the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-1. The company alongside also launched the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-1 Premium Edition, which is only slightly slower.

Both cards will be available globally, SanDisk said, with the faster Extreme version priced at $199.99 (roughly Rs. 13,500) and becoming available in Q4 2016, and the Ultra version priced at $149.99 (roughly Rs. 10,100) and becoming available in August.

The Western Digital-owned company said the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-1 offers transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s and write speeds of up to 90MB/s. This kind of an offering is aimed for the customers who want to record and store 4K videos. The 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is estimated to store up to 14 hours of 4K footage from smartphones or any other camera.

The 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card Premium Edition on the other hand offers transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s (the company has not provided write speeds). Both the cards are waterproof as well as temperature-proof, shock proof, and X-ray proof.

The event was held in 7 cities and attracted over 500+ partners within a span of 18 days across India.

4-Jul-2016 11:59:30