Fountain Valley, CA—Kingston Digital introduced a 256-gigabyte (GB) capacity into its line of Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/microSDXC cards. Kingston Digital is the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company.
The cards’ larger capacity and Class 10 UHS-I speed rating help ensure users will be able to capture more content. Specs state they can capture up to 64,000 12 megapixel photos and up to 976 minutes of Full HD video at 30 fps without interruption. Furthermore, performance specs state the cards have a read speed of 45MB/s and a 10MB/s minimum data transfer speed.
“We are excited to ship our new higher capacity 256GB microSDXC card for consumers who need more storage for photos, videos and other data,” said Annette Chan, Flash memory business manager, Kingston. “As image quality and 4K content continues to rise, we strive to push storage densities higher to match our customers’ needs for larger capacity and stable products.”
The microSDHC/microSDXC Class 10 UHS-I is the smallest form factor SD card on the market. Furthermore, it is the standard expandable storage option for many action cameras, tablets and smartphones. It’s claimed to be ideal for recording and storing cinema-quality HD (1080p) video. It’s also designed to reduce buffer time between shots when compared to Class 4 cards.
In addition, the cards are built to withstand harsh environments for adventurous travelers. They are waterproof (for 30 minutes), temperature proof (from 13º–185º F), shockproof and vibration proof. The cards are also engineered to be X-ray proof.
Kingston Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/microSDXC Pricing
Kingston Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/microSDXC cards come in capacities of 16GB to 256GB. They ship as stand-alone cards or with an SD card adapter in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB as well as 256GB capacities. Kingston recommends its latest readers for best card transfer speeds to and from a computer. The Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/microSDXC cards are backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support. kingston.com