May 10th, 2016 by Lyle Smith
Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD Card Announced
Samsung has announced the EVO Plus 256GB microSD card, which is touted as the maret’s highest capacity microSD card for its class. Designed for smartphones, tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and even drones, consumers can record up to 12 hours of 4K UHD video (or 33 hours of Full HD video) on their mobile device without having to change or replace the memory card. The new 256GB capacity doubles the storage of the previous Samsung EVO Plus 128GB microSD card, which was released last year.
The EVO Plus 256GB leverages Samsung’s advanced V-NAND technology to provide quoted read and write speeds up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively. Samsung indicates that this will provide general consumers and professionals with the right amount of user convenience for storing heavy-loaded, high-resolution photography, 4K video recording, and graphic intensive multimedia. Moreover, the EVO Plus 256GB microSD card offers advanced protection in the most extreme conditions.
Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD Card Specifications
- Capacity: 256GB of content storage
- Samsung 4-Proof Features:
- Waterproof (IEC 60529, IPX7)
- Transfer Speeds: Read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively
- Speed Class: UHS-1, Class 10, (U3) compatible
- Warranty: Limited 10-year
Availability and Pricing
Backed by a hefty 10-year warranty, the Samsung EVO Plus 256GB microSD card is slated for a release in June, 2016, for $249.99.