SanDisk mobile phone memory cards
SanDisk, a global leader in flash memory products, announced at the CES 2009 in Las Vegas that it will be shipping its 16 gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDHC and Memory Stick Micro (M2) mobile memory cards - the world’s largest removable flash storage capacity for mobile phones - in January 2009. This increased memory capacity, coupled with the high performance of the SanDisk Mobile Ultra flash memory line, allows consumers to further take advantage of the many storage-intensive features offered by today’s multimedia phones such as music playback, digital photo and video camera functions, gaming and GPS navigation applications.
Mobile phone memory cards
A must-have flash memory product for consumers who embody the digital lifestyle, the SanDisk Mobile Ultra high-performance memory cards are “best of breed” premium cards that provide fast side-loading speeds. This means that users will experience accelerated transfer rates of digital files to and from their mobile memory card and personal computer. For added convenience, the memory card is bundled with a MobileMate Micro Reader that plugs directly into a USB 2.0-compatible port, enabling quick transport and easy management of digital content without the need to purchase additional equipment.
SanDisk 16GB SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDHC and M2 cards
“Mobile devices are at the center of our digital world. You can never overestimate the need for more storage,” said Avi Greengart, Research Director, Mobile Devices for Current Analysis, an independent market research firm. “As consumers listen to music, view photos, take and watch videos on their phones, the need for high-capacity removable mobile phone memory cards that can quickly transfer these files increases,” said Diana Cartwright, senior director, retail marketing, SanDisk. “Our new 16GB SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDHC and M2 cards include a MobileMate Micro reader for fast side-loading, offering the most convenient means for people to store, move and play digital content to and from their mobile phones.”
SanDisk Flash Memory prices
The 16GB SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDHC and Memory Stick Micro (M2) memory cards carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $119.99 and $129.99, respectively. The microSDHC cards, available in 4GB, 8GB and 16GB capacities, are ideal for newer mobile phone models, most of which are compatible with these higher capacity cards. The Memory Stick Micro (M2) cards are designed for Sony Ericsson’s new generation of mobile phones, all of which are compatible with the 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacity levels. SanDisk Mobile Ultra cards come with a 10-year limited warranty. The SanDisk MobileMate Micro reader is bundled with the flash memory cards as a value to consumers.