At the Photokina 2016 Exhibition, Western Digital has officially launched the world’s first highest capacity SD card – SanDisk 1TB Extreme PRO SDXC. This 1TB Micro SD Card promises to help the filmmakers will not need to frequently change the memory card when shooting high-resolution content such as 4K, 8K or 360 videos.
Currently, the SanDisk 1TB SD card is still in the development stage, the company has not declared its efficiency, speed and flexibility. Western Digital will use the SanDisk brand, which is familiar to photographers and filmmakers. Western Digital did not announce when the SanDisk 1TB Extreme PRO SDXC card will be available or its pricing. The company will display a 1TB microSDXC prototype at Photokina 2016, this week.
Last Photokina 2014, SanDisk is the first to introduce a 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I Memory Card.
Commenting on the announcement, Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product management, Content Solutions Business Unit, Western Digital, said:
“Showcasing the most advanced imaging technologies is truly exciting for us,” said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product management, Content Solutions Business Unit, Western Digital. “Sixteen years ago we introduced the first SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SD card and today we are enabling capacities of 1TB SDXC Memory Card. Over the years our goal has remained the same; continue to innovate and set the pace for the imaging industry. The SanDisk 1TB Micro SD Memory 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.”