SanDisk 200GB microSD card now available to buy

SanDisk’s improbably capacious 200GB microSD card is now available to buy – and it doesn’t come cheap.

The storage specialist unveiled its staggering 200GB microSD card at MWC in Barcelona back in March. It represented a huge leap over the existing maximum capacity of 128GB.

You can now buy the tiny physics-defying storage card from Amazon right now. The cost is a cool £210.

For that money you obviously get a 1GB per pound conversion rate, as well as a swift 90 MB/s data transfer rate. That should be good for transferring 1200 photos per minute.

So what’s 200GB in real terms? SanDisk puts it this way you could store 480 music albums and 3600 photos on the card, and still have room for 16 hours of Full HD video.

As a member of the SanDisk Ultra microSDXC range, the new card is waterproof, shockproof and temperature, X-ray and magnet-proof.  It  comes with a 10 year guarantee.

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Oh, and you get an SD card adaptor with it, as always. You’d kind of expect that for £210, wouldn’t you?

Of course, SanDisk’s thunder was somewhat stolen at the very same MWC show when Microdia announced a 512GB microSD card. However, that particular card won’t be available until July, and it will presumably come with a prohibitively high price tag. Even more so than £200, we mean.

Find out what else was on show at MWC in the video below.