SanDisk has unveiled world’s biggest SD card, which doubles the present maximum capacity of memory cards. This impressive milestone of 1TB SDXC card is a prototype now and has no info about the price or release date.
Just a couple of years ago, the company had launched a 512GB card which world’s biggest then. 1TB memory card would be a quite unimaginable then, while the increase of 4K and 8K capture lead to the want of it. Alongside high-end professionals, 360-degree video, and VR need the storage which they get their hands on.
SanDisk owners western digital tips out the debut of first 64 megabyte SD card sixteen years ago. Things have evolved so fast and today’s 1TB version offers 16,384 times bigger storage when compared to its first 64MB card. A larger amount of storage is necessary for the flagship cameras like Sony, Canon, Nikon. Recently, Fujifilm’s medium format camera features all 50MP sensors also require the need of this giant memory SanDisk.
“Showcasing the most advanced imaging technologies is truly exciting for us. Over the years our goal has remained the same; continue to innovate and set the pace for the imaging industry. The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content and capacity-intensive applications such as virtual reality, video surveillance, and 360 video, are progressing at astounding rates.” said Dinesh Bahal, product management, Content Solutions Business Unit, Vice-president of Western Digital.
The company may unfold the product in an event. However, there are some cons like it might be expensive and comparatively low speed due to such a large capacity.