SanDisk has launched the "world's highest capacity SD card" 512 GB Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I memory card, in India for Rs 51,990 at an event in Mumbai.
Launched a decade after SanDisk's first 512MB data card, the Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I memory card is targeted at still photographers and videographers who shoot 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), 1080p (FHD) videos, and capture photographs in high-speed burst mode.
SanDisk has claimed that that the 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I SDcard can deliver write speeds of up to 90MB/s and transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s. The card is tested to work in harsh conditions as a result of which they are temperature proof, water proof and shock proof. The Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I card comes with support for RescuePRO Deluxe data recovery software (download required) for recovering accidentally deleted images and has a lifetime limited warranty. Read: SanDisk unveils world's first 4TB solid state drive (SSD)
Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager India, SanDisk Corporation stated at the event, "As an industry leader, SanDisk continues to push the boundaries of technology to provide customers with the innovative, reliable, high-performance solutions they have come to expect from us. The 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card is a tremendous advancement that enables professionals to reliably store more content on a single card than ever before."
SanDisk recently acquired flash memory maker Fusion-io for $1.1 billion in cash. SanDisk will offer Fusion-io’s shareholders $11.25 per share in cash and the deal is expected to close in the third quarter of DY2014. Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk president and CEO, said in a statement, "Fusion-io will accelerate our efforts to enable the flash-transformed data center, helping companies better manage increasingly heavy data workloads at a lower total cost of ownership.” Read: SanDisk announces world's fastest SD card in India