Samsung Electronics Singapore is stepping up to the plate with its latest offering, the PRO Ultimate microSD card, set to hit the market on 18 September 2023. This flagship UHS-I memory card is designed to elevate the productivity of professionals in the creative industry, boasting impressive features that cater to the most demanding creative workflows.
Blazing-Fast Speeds with UHS-I Interface
The PRO Ultimate microSD card from Samsung is a testament to the brand’s commitment to innovation. It sets an industry-leading standard with read speeds of up to 200MB/s, reaching the maximum speed attainable through the UHS-I interface. Not to be outdone, its write speeds reach up to 130MB/s. These robust high-performance read and write speeds, available across different capacity options, ensure the seamless transfer of hefty files, including 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) and Full HD (FHD) videos, with Video Speed Class 30 (V30) support.
Efficient Handling of Large Volumes
Understanding the needs of users dealing with large content volumes and quick transfers between devices, the PRO Ultimate microSD card features an Application Performance Class 2 (A2). This functionality facilitates high-performance random read and write operations, as well as multitasking capabilities.
Enhanced Reliability and Durability
Professional photographers and creators will appreciate the PRO Ultimate’s reliability, thanks to its controller’s enhanced Error Correction Code (ECC) engine and multi-proof protection features. These safeguards ensure secure data storage over extended periods.
The upgrade to the ECC’s Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) code, from 1KB to 2KB, significantly boosts durability, allowing for more write-and-erase cycles. The PRO Ultimate microSD card is built to withstand rigorous testing, making it ideal for challenging environments. It boasts water protection for up to 72 hours in two meters of depth, can survive falls from heights of up to five meters, offers wear-out protection for up to 10,000 swipes, and is safeguarded against X-ray and magnetic interference. Additionally, it can operate in extreme temperatures ranging from -25°C to 85°C (-13°F to 185°F) and provides shock protection of up to 1,500g.
Maximized Power Efficiency with 28nm Controller
The inclusion of a new 28-nanometer (nm) controller results in a 37% improvement in power efficiency compared to Samsung’s previous 55nm controller. This means users can enjoy extended device usage without frequent recharging, making the most of their device’s battery life.
The PRO Ultimate microSD card is compatible with a wide range of devices, catering to various needs. It seamlessly fits DSLR and mirrorless cameras, camcorders, PCs, laptops, Android smartphones, tablets, handheld game consoles, action cameras, drones, and more. It’s the go-to choice for professionals seeking a reliable and versatile memory card to meet their diverse requirements.
Local Availability and Pricing
Exciting news for tech enthusiasts in Singapore—the PRO Ultimate microSD card will be available starting 18 September 2023. You can find it on the Samsung Online Store, Lazada, Shopee, and major consumer electronics and IT retailers. It comes in three storage capacities:
- Samsung PRO Ultimate MicroSD Card (128GB) – MB-MY128SA/WW – $30.00
- Samsung PRO Ultimate MicroSD Card (256GB) – MB-MY256SA/WW – $53.00
- Samsung PRO Ultimate MicroSD Card (512GB) – MB-MY512SA/WW – $106.00