[MWC 2019]: SanDisk Extreme 1TB UHS-I microSD card announced, priced at $449

“You can now add an extra 1TB of storage to your smartphone with the brand new SanDisk card”

SanDisk, the company that makes some of the fastest storage accessories, has unveiled a new microSD card. The new SanDisk Extreme 1TB UHS-I microSD card was launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This is the world’s very first 1TB microSD card, which means that you can now have a lot of space on all your gadgets. For example, if you purchase the 1TB variant of the new Samsung Galaxy S10+ (Impressions), you can add this 1TB microSD card to have a total of 2TB of space. That’s a lot of storage!

People are watching more content these days and it is always nice to have a lot of storage on your primary device. Most mid-range and high-end smartphones these days to come with a minimum of 64GB storage, but for some, that isn’t enough. With the SanDisk Extreme 1TB microSD card, you can stop worrying about space. Content creators who record a lot of videos using drones or action cameras will also be happy with this card. 


The SanDisk microSDXC card features write and read speeds of 90 MB/s and 160 MB/s, respectively. The card receives the U3 rating in the Speed Class and V30 rating in the Video Speed Class category. The card also comes with the Application Performance Class 1 rating, which allows it to launch and load apps much faster than other cards. Users will be able to capture 4K footage directly to the card without facing any lag or issues. 

The card is also waterproof, temperature proof, shockproof and X-ray proof and comes with the RescuePRO Deluxe data recovery software. Alongside the 1TB card, SanDisk has also launched a 512GB variant, which has the same specifications. Another company, Micron, has also launched a 1TB microSD card with 5 MB/s faster write speed, but slower read speeds. If you are interested in the SanDisk Extreme 1TB microSDXC card, then you will have to shell out $449. Yes, that’s very expensive, but what did you expect? The 512GB variant will be available for $199. Both can be purchased in April this year. 

Having dedicated over six years on writing about consumer electronics and enlightening the readers on every new gadget on the block, Sid has traced the evolution of smartphones. He also loves cars, listening to music, driving, and a little bit of PUBG. When not writing, he can be found relaxing and watching movies or travelling.
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