Your next smartphone might soon be able to support more storage and credit goes to SanDisk. The company has disclosed its 400 GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-l card, presently the world’s highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices.
Western digital, which unveiled its then record breaking 200GB microSD card two years ago, says it managed to achieve this capacity thanks to its proprietary memory technology including the design and production processes which allow it more bits per die.
The Vice President and product marketing of Western Digital Sven Rathjen said, “ We continue to push technology boundaries and transform the way consumers use their mobile devices. By focusing on achieving new technology milestones, we enable consumers to keep up with their mobile-centric lifestyles with storage solutions they trust “.
The card can be obtainable from the official website of SanDisk, as well major retailers for a price $249.99 (Rs.16018.73).
“Mobile devices have become the epicenter of our lives, and consumers are now accustomed to using their smartphones for anything from entertainment to business. We are collecting and sharing massive amounts of data on smartphones, drones, tablets, PCs, laptops and more. We anticipate that storage needs will only continue to grow as people continue to expect more sophisticated features on their devices and desire higher quality content” said Jeff Janukowicz, Research Vice President, IDC.
“We estimate mobile device users worldwide will install over 150 billion applications alone this year, which requires a ton of memory on all of our favorite devices.”