Thursday, May 17th 2007

Samsung Develops 8GB microSD Memory Card

Samsung Electronics, today announced that it has developed an 8GB microSD (Secure Digital) memory card, a size optimal for today’s multimedia mobile phones. Featuring the highest capacity today for a microSD card, the new fingernail-sized card is capable of storing 2,000 MP3 music files, 4,000 digital photos, or approximately 5 DVD-quality movies. With a read speed of 16MB/s and a write speed of 6MB/s, Samsung’s 8GB microSD card well exceeds the Speed Class 4 SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) standard. Samsung predicts that by 2010, the 8GB memory card will be the market mainstream in terms of units sold.

Source: Samsung
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5 Comments on Samsung Develops 8GB microSD Memory Card

To infinity ... and beyond!
SWEET!! although my bb pearl only supports a max of 2gb :(
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If only phones support them now.....xD N91 is CRAP!!!
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This is great news. The compact size of MicroSD makes it so convenient to use, especially with mobile phone technology as it converges with computer/pda devices.

The added bonus of the high speed connectivity (faster than class 4 SDHC) makes it feasible to use with Digital SLR cameras, without having to resort the the expensive, and incompatible SDHC devices. This will make it ideal for entry level SLR cameras.
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To infinity ... and beyond!
most of you know! but

those things are sooo damn small!!! so they got 8gbs in a chip smaller than a penny!
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Bird of Prey
Finally, some more juice for my Samsung Sync!!!!
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