SanDisk & Micron Showcased World's First 1TB MicroSD Card

Flash memory products manufacturer SanDisk & Micron Technology showcased the world's first microSD card with 1 Terabyte storage capacity at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona,  Spain. Smartphones nowadays are capable of holding as much data as a regular laptop, whether you go for a premium smartphone with 1TB storage capacity (Samsung Galaxy S10+ 1TB) or just insert a 1TB microSD card in your smartphone, both ways you can store enormous amounts of data and take it along with you. 

sandisk-1tb-microsdComing to the Read & Write speeds of SanDisk & Micron 1TB microSD cards, Micron takes the crown home when it comes to write speed, with 95 MB/s Micron is 5 MB/s faster than SanDisk 1TB microSD card which has a writing speed of 90MB/s - but the tables turn when it comes to Read speed, SanDisk microSD card boasts read speed of 160 MB/s while Micron microSD card has a read speed of 100MB/s


Micron 1TB microSD card

Read Speed: 100 MB/s
Write Speed: 95 MB/s

SanDisk 1TB microSD card

Read Speed: 160 MB/s
Write Speed: 90 MB/s

Both SanDisk & Micron microSD cards are of A2 standard which means that they can even run apps on them. 

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Micron's 1TB microSD card will be coming to the market in the second quarter of this year, the pricing hasn't been revealed yet. SanDisk 1TB microSD card is priced at $449 and will be available around April this year.

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Jimmie Luthra is a Tech Writer, Reviewer by passion and a Marine Officer in Merchant Navy by profession. When not on his laptop, he loves to travel, read books, adventure sports and playing guitar. He is also fond of Rubik Cubes.
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