Will you buy a SD card expensive than most of budget smartphones: Sandisk Ultra A1
SanDisk® Unveils World’s First microSD Card Designed to Deliver a New Dimension of Mobile Application Performance
Western Digital Corporation, today unveiled the world’s first microSDTM card that meets the Application Performance Class 1 (A1) requirements.
MicroSD cards have significantly impacted the evolution of the smartphone. The 256GB* SanDisk Ultra microSD card offers the capacity and performance consumers need. The card can hold up to 24 hours of Full HD video and transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s.
“The microSD card has been an integral part of the digital revolution by providing more options for high-performance, high-capacity storage for smartphones,” said Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager of SanDisk India and SAARC Retail Sales and Marketing, Western Digital Corporation. “SanDisk® cards are at the centre of more than two billion consumer devices, and now with this A1 card, we’re proud to play a significant role in continuing to advance the trusted format.”
The 256GB SanDisk Ultra® microSD card with the Latest A1 SD Specification Offers Mobile Users Even More Storage Expansion Options
MicroSD card must evolve to support application-intensive environments, paving the way for a new dim of memory card performance. With the Android 6, users can expand storage capacity, hence apps can be loaded and launched directly from the card.
The A1 spec allows the new card to manage read input-output access per second (IOPS) of 1,500 and write IOPS of 500, so it can open apps and process tasks quicker.
“SD technology is trusted by consumers around the world for its reliable, backwards compatible and interoperable storage,” said Brian Kumagai, SDA president. “The A1 spec help consumers identify the appropriate card to ensure an optimal experience when running and launching apps on their smartphone.
The card is compatible with the Memory Zone app for Android, a way to manage and backup content. The app is available for free through the Google Play. The card will be introduced in retail starting April 1st at INR 18,990.