SanDisk now a Western Digital brand has announced 256GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card at the MWC 2016 Asia in Shanghai, which is the fastest 256GB microSD card in world, capable of read and writes speeds of 100MB/s and 90MB/s resp. They had already announced the Extreme Pro 64GB and 128GB cards with transfer speeds of up to 275MBps earlier this year.
SanDisk has also introduced 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition with read speeds of up to 95MB/s.
Both these cards are Shockproof, temperature-proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof and are compatible with microSDHC and microSDXC supporting host devices.
The SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition is priced at an MRP of US$ 149.99 (Rs. 10,145 approx.) and will go on sale starting from August 2016 worldwide. The 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is priced at an MRP of US$ 199.99 (Rs. 13,530 approx.) and will go on sale worldwide in Q4 2016.
The cards also support 4K ultra high definition and full HD video recording and playback. SanDisk is also providing lifetime support for these cards.