Samsung has announced its latest EVO Plus 256GB microSD card. It makes use of V-NAND technology, offering read and write speeds of 95MB/s and 90MB/s respectively.
The microSD card can be used as expandable storage for premium smartphones, tablets, video recorders, action cameras and drones. It is a Class 10, UHS-1 and U3 compatible microSD card that offers 256GB storage capacity (93.1% of labelled capacity).
The Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD Card is waterproof (IEC, 60529, IPX7 rated), temperature proof, X-Ray proof and Magnetic-proof. It has operating temperatures of -25°C to 85°C (-13°F to 185°F).
Its 256GB storage capacity will allow storage of up to 55,200 photos, up to 12 hours of 4K video, up to 33 hours of 1080p videos, up to 46 hours of 720p videos and about 23,500 MP3 files / songs (may vary depending on condition and device).
The Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD card is priced at US$ 249.99 and will go on sale in June 2016. Company is also offering limited 10-years warranty in more than 50 countries in USA, Europe, China and other markets.
Un-Soo Kim, Senior Vice President of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. said –
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, 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.