Samsung has announced the EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD card, offering the highest capacity for any microSD card. The mammoth capacity is made possible owing to Samsung’s V-NAND technology and the company said it offers read and write speed of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s respectively.
The company says that it could record up to 12 hours of 4K video or 33 hours of Full HD video. The card will alternatively take 55,200 photos or 23,500 songs, theoretically speaking of course.
“With the upward trend of consumers using high-performance, high-capacity mobile devices, our new, V-NAND-based 256GB microSD card solution allows us to deliver the memory card consumers have been craving,” said Un-Soo Kim, Senior Vice President of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “Our EVO Plus 256GB microSD card, will provide consumers with large capacity, and high read and write speeds. We are excited to offer our customers convenient and seamless multimedia experiences when they access, store and share all of the content they create and capture.”
Samsung will start selling the EVO Plus 256GB microSD card in June with a price tag of $249.99 (about RM 1,000). It will also come with a limited 10-year warranty.