This week during the International Broadcasting Convention, SanDisk revealed its largest SD card to date, the 512 GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card. Built for professionals, this card promises not only a huge capacity for raw movies and photos, but write speeds up to 90 MB/s and transfer speeds up to 95 MB/s.
"Since SanDisk unveiled its first 512 MB SD card in 2003, capacity demands have increased exponentially and the new 512 GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card represents a 1,000-fold capacity increase in just over a decade, yet maintains the same size footprint," the press release said.
According to a list of features, the card is resistant to shock, temperature, water and X-rays. Because the card is "temperature-proof," users can take photos in extreme climates ranging from -13 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit.
The feature list also shows that the new 512 GB card has a built-in Advanced Wear Leveling and Error Correction Code engine. The card even has UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) recording speed for stutter-free 4K Ultra HD video. A built-in write protect switch prevents users from accidentally deleting the card's contents.
The new 512 GB card provides a discount on RescuePRO Deluxe, which helps users bring back their accidentally deleted files on the 512 GB card. A lifetime limited warranty is also provided.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDHC/SDXC family includes 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB capacities. The new 512 GB card costs $799.99 and is available now.