SanDisk and Micron Unveil World’s First 1 TB microSD Cards

With 2019 smartphones supporting as much as 512GB of expandable memory via MicroSD cards, it’s pretty safe to say that one can never really have too much of storage. That’s why SanDisk and Micron went a step further and announced the world’s first 1TB microSD cards at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2019.

Sandisk 1 TB microSD Card
Image Source: Western Digital

Both the chips represent the pinnacle of technology in the world of expandable storage. The previous highest capacity of a microSD was seen last year when UK-based company, Integral Memory came out with a 512 GB SD card. SanDisk announced a 512GB SD card too, along with the 1TB one.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 & AMD Ryzen Laptops to start from $1,099

Intel 6th Gen Skylake Processors to be Discontinued after 4 Years

NVIDIA RTX Triple Threat Bundle Goes Live: Metro, Anthem and BFV Free with Top-end RTX Cards

Micron’s 1TB cards use quad-level cell (QLC) NAND in 96 layers. SanDisk didn’t disclose any specifics about their chip design. The Micron cards will max out at 100 MB/s read and 95 MB/s write speeds while SanDisk claims that its microSD cards will deliver 160 MB/s read and 90 MB/s write speeds.

- Advertisement -

Both the cards support the A2 app performance class specification. This means they are suitable for running Android applications directly from the card.

Micron 1TB microSD Card
Image Source: Extremetech

Both SanDisk and Micron 1TB SD cards won’t be on sale until the second quarter of 2019. SanDisk revealed the pricing for both the 1TB and 512GB cards, the SanDisk Extreme 1 TB microSDXC will cost you $450 while the 512GB card will set you back by $200. Micron hasn’t announced the pricing of its microSD card yet but it’s expected to be a bit cheaper than SanDisk’s offering as the company indicated the pricing “will be competitive for the target audience”.


Further Reading:

- Advertisement -

AMD’s Radeon VII GPUs Selling For $850 on Amazon; Out of Stock Everywhere Else

NVIDIA RTX 2050 Leaked By Dell Gaming Laptop

- Advertisement -

OnePlus 7 CAD Renders Leaked : This is how the OnePlus 7 Looks


Source

Follow us on Instagram & Facebook to keep you updated. You can now download our new Android app. Please fill this survey to serve you better.

- Advertisement -
Swetabh
I am simple, fun loving guy who is interested in everything from big combustion engines to smartphones, computer hardware etc.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Best Android 10 ROM For The OnePlus One – Fresh Bacon!

The OnePlus One (Bacon) was a hail mary for custom ROM developers when it launched back in 2014. Public kernel, CyanogenOS, and...

A Giant Doughnut-Shaped Galaxy

A recent survey of the earlier corners of the Universe has revealed a doughnut-shaped galaxy which formed in the early Universe.

Reddit Co-Founder Resigns and Wants Black Candidate to Take Over

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian decides to quit board and asks to be replaced by a black candidate as he takes a stand against racism.

Next Article Loading

Follow us on Instagram & Facebook to keep you updated. You can now download our new Android app. Please fill this survey to serve you better.