SanDisk today introduced the Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card, which the company claims to be the world’s fastest microSD card with a transfer speeds of up to 275MBps. It features Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and is suitable for capturing Full HD and 4K Ultra HD videos on action cams, drones and smartphones. It also includes a USB 3.0 card reader to transfer files to a PC.
It is backwards-compatible with UHS-I host devices, performing up to UHS-I speeds allowed by the host device.
Highlights SanDisk Extreme PRO memory card
- Read Speed: up to 275MB/s
- Write Speed: up to 100MB/s
- Video Speed: Class 10 (C10) and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)
- Includes USB 3.0 Reader
- Capactities: 64 GB and 128GB
- Shockproof, temperature-proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof.
- Compatibility: Compatible with microSDHC and microSDXC supporting host devices
The SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II cards come in 64GB and 128GB variants that are priced at MSRPs of $179.99 (Rs. 12340 approx.) and $299.99 (Rs. 20570 approx.), respectively. These will be available worldwide in Q2, 2016 and feature a lifetime limited warranty.
Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk, said:
Action cameras are now the fastest-growing segment in digital imaging and drones are becoming increasingly popular, creating an opportunity for people to capture more high-capacity, high-quality 4K Ultra HD content. We designed this card specifically to address consumers’ needs for a faster solution when transferring massive files – and now, with nearly 3x the speed of our fastest microSD UHS-I card, this new offering dramatically reduces time spent transferring content.