Last year at the IFA Western Digital Corporation introduced SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC as the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for $249.99. Now UK-based Integral Memory plc has introduced 512GB microSDXC V10, UHS-I U1 card as the world’s highest capacity microSD.
It meets the Video Speed Class 10 (V10) standard for fast transfer providing more than 10 MB/sec continuous write speed, ideal for Full HD video and has UHS-I, Class 1 specification. It promises up to 80MB/s transfer speed (write speed lower).
Highlights of Integral 512GB microSDXC UHS-I card
- Read Speed: up to 80 MB/s
- UHS-I, Class 1 and V10 spec for smooth video transfer with more than 10 MB/sec continuous write speed
- Dimensions: 15×11×1; Weight: 0.5g
- Voltage – 2.7V – 3.6V
- Form factor – Micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (microSDXC)
- File format – exFAT
- UHS-I, Class 1 specification
- SD Adapter included
- 5-year warranty
The Integral 512GB microSDXC UHS-I card will go on sale from February 2018, which is next month, but the pricing has not been announced yet. We can expect WD to compete with Integral with new SanDisk 512GB microSD card at the MWC 2018 next month.
Commenting on the announcement of new card, James Danton, marketing manager, Integral Memory, said:
Consumers have been clear in their call for increased storage, as mobile devices have become essential to many in everyday life.The need to provide extended memory for smartphones, tablets and a growing range of other mobile devices such as action cams and drones has been answered. As a company, we are very proud to be the first to achieve the 512GB capacity milestone in microSDXC, worldwide.