Sandisk Launches the World’s first 512GB SD Card

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Sandisk has announced the world’s highest capacity 512GB SD card. Although Secure Digital eXtended-Capacity (SDXC) memory cards have a theoretical storage capacity of 2TB, Sandisk is the first company to achieve 512GB mark. The 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC UHS-I card is targeted at photographers and videographers alike.

The 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card delivers both the speed and capacity needed to support 4K Ultra HD video capture, enabling users to shoot tremendous amounts of content without disrupting the moment. The 512GB card can store roughly 200,000 8MP JPEG photos or about 20,000 8MP RAW photos.

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The SD card has a robust built which makes it temperature proof, water proof, shock proof, and x-ray proof. It comes with a complimentary RescuePRO® Deluxe data recovery software and has a lifetime limited warranty.

The SD card features write speeds of up to 90MB/s and read speeds of up to 95MB/s. which make it well suited for  shooting 4K Ultra High Definition (3840x2160p) video, Full HD video (1920×1080)1 and high-speed burst mode photography.

The SD Card is priced around $800, which makes it a premium product. However within a few years the price should be somewhat affordable.

The SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDHC/SDXC memory cards are already available worldwide in capacities of 512GB, 256GB and 128GB. The 512GB Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card will be available for $799.99 (MSRP).

Via / Sandisk

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