SanDisk announces the world’s first 1TB SD card

Western Digital Corporation, a global provider of storage technologies, announced SanDisk’s first ever 1TB (Terabyte) storage capacity SDXC card at the world’s leading trade fair for photo and video professionals – Photokina, Germany on September 20th, 2016. They claim it to be the world’s first. SanDisk, the third largest manufacturer of flash memory products explores the world of possibilities and enters into extremely superior imaging technologies.

What does it offer?

If you manage a lot of 4K videos, your struggle might just come to an end. SanDisk’s 1TB SDXC Card can handle all of your 4K, 8K, VR and 360-degree high-quality footage after its official availability. Right now, the product exists as a prototype only. And we’re not sure about when the company plans to bring it to the market. This 1TB SDXC Card is like a little storehouse being the one-stop and interruption free solution to all your storage needs.

This is a rough estimate of how much you can store on this SanDisk 1TB (or 1000 GB) SDXC Card –

  • 1,250 episodes of your favourite series in 1080p format
  • 2,00,000 soundtracks
  • 3,10,000 photographs
  • 500 hours of video footage

SanDisk 1TB SDXC Prototype Announced

Pricing of the SanDisk 1TB SDXC card

You can expect the pricing to be high if you compare it with the pre-existing and record-breaking 512GB SDXC Extreme Pro card by SanDisk. This card which costs you around $300. But the cost of the 1TB SDXC Card might just be more and be easily swallowed by all the professionals as this storage device offers high-resolution content capacity for all kinds of intensive applications.

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Experts Say

“High-capacity cards allow us to capture more without interruption, streamlining our workflow, and eliminating the worry that we may miss a moment because we have to stop to swap out cards,” said at PHOTOKINA 2016 by Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios and a member of the American Society of Cinematographers.

Nicholson also said, “Just a few short years ago the idea of a 1TB capacity point in an SD card seemed so futuristic. It’s so amazing that we’re now at the point where it’s turning into a reality. With the growing demand for applications like VR, we can certainly use the 1TB capacity when we’re out shooting continuous high-quality video”.

Beginning from a three-person start-up in Silicon Valley and rising to becoming a global storage giant with over 8,000 employees, SanDisk has made a significant move in the storage Technology is gradually curling into lesser and compact spaces becoming increasingly efficient catering to higher demands for more power along with economic feasibility.

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