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NEWS: MicroSD Cards Finally Break the 1TB Barrier

27 February 2019

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NEWS: MicroSD Cards Finally Break the 1TB Barrier

If the massive 1TB lurking at the heart of Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 Plus isn’t enough for you, then both Micron and SanDisk have the answer with new UHS-I microSDXC cards launching from both manufacturers at MWC in Barcelona to coincide with the start of the show.

The 1TB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSD claims that it leans on parent company Western Digital’s proprietary flash technology to attain read speeds up to 160MBps, which gives it a notable performance advantage over the new c200 1TB Micron card which comes in at only 100MBps. The Micron card though writes quicker; 95MBps compared to the reported Sandisk figure of 90MBps.

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