WD Crams 1TB in SD Card

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Western Digital claims it produced the biggest SDXC card in the world-- a SanDisk prototype with 1TB of storage, larger than that available on most laptops on the market.

1TB SD CardPresented at Photokina 2016, such a card would be a boon to photo and video professionals working on 4K and 8K content, not to mention consumers wanting more storage capacity on their mobile devices.

“Sixteen years ago we introduced the first SanDisk 64MB SD card and today we are enabling capacities of 1TB," the company says. "The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content and capacity-intensive applications such as virtual reality, video surveillance and 360 video, are progressing at astounding rates.”

No word is available as to when the 1TB SD card will hit the market, but such a device will surely be in demand, particularly in memory-heavy applications.

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