Western Digital today at IFA 2017 introduces the new SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card with 400 GB capacity. Along with this company also introduces the SanDisk iXpand Base for iPhones. SanDisk iXpand Base allow Apple users to automatically backup files and photos on the portable hard drive.
The iXpand base can store up to 256GB and the prices start from $49.99. Coming back to the 400 GB Sandisk Micro SDXC card. It been 2 years since the launch of 200 MicroSD card by sandisk. According to Western Digital, this new milestone was achieved through leveraging proprietary memory technology, design, and production processes that allow for more bits per die.
“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,” Jeff Janukowicz, research vice president, IDC. “We estimate mobile device users worldwide will install over 150 billion applications alone this year, which require a ton of memory on all of our favorite devices.”
Moreover, 400 GB MicroSD card can store 40 hours of Full HD movies. It has 100 MB/s transfer rate which is equal to 1,200 photos per minute. The 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is priced at $249.99 and will be available to buy soon on major online retailers.