Last year, SanDisk was able to capture the spotlight by introducing their microSD card that had storage capacity worth 128 GB. The range was titled microSDXC UHS-1 and the unveiling had taken place at Mobile World Congress 2014. This year, SanDisk has been able to increase that 128 GB by a flattering 56% and has launched a new microSD card, SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-1 card (Premium Edition), which has a 200 GB storage capacity.
This new card makes use of the same technology as its predecessor, however, by introducing a new design and undergoing a different production process, the company has been able to increase the number of bits per unit. The card is capable of transferring data at speeds of 90MB per second and is targeted at Android devices primarily.
Dinesh Bahal, VP Product Marketing, SanDisk said, “We continue to push technology boundaries to deliver record-breaking solutions that transform the way consumers use their mobile devices. By focusing on achieving new capacity and speed milestones, we are able to deliver trusted mobile memory solutions that give consumers the freedom to never stop capturing, saving, or sharing – with the benefit of fast speeds to transfer it all quickly.”
According to SanDisk, the 200 microSD card will be available during the second quarter of 2015 throughout the world and shall be priced at $400.