SanDisk on 17 September 2014 launched the world’s largest capacity SD card – the 512GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I memory card in India after announcing in India last week. Targeted for professionals who wish to shoot high quality content and get fastest transfer rates, best example being still photographers and videographers who shoot 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), 1080p (FHD) videos, and capture photographs in high-speed burst mode.
Along with this SanDisk also launched world’s fastest microSD card in India – the 64GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I. These microSDHC and microSDXC UHS-I cards are available in capacities of 32GB and 64GB which start at Rs. 4,700 and go right up to Rs. 9,700, while the 512GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I memory card costs for a whooping Rs. 51,990. That’s half a lac rupees, and is a lot of money to spend on a SD card. These cards also come in 128GB and 256GB variants but prices are still to be known.
SanDisk claims that the 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I card can deliver write speeds of up to 90MB/s and transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s. The SD card is built and tested as a result of which they are temperature proof, water proof and shock proof.
SanDisk is also providing a lifetime limited warranty and support for RescuePRO Deluxe data recovery software for recovering accidentally deleted images. All SDXC and SDXC-I (UHS-I) enabled host devices should be able to use the card without issues. On the other hand, the 64GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I card features Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) ratings.