Samsung debuts EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD card to enhance memory capacity of smartphones, tablets

Samsung Electronics introduced its EVO Plus 256GB microSD memory card providing high capacity for a microSD card in its class, delivering fast speeds and an expanded memory storage for use in premium smartphones and tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and drones. Users will be able to record up to 12 hours of 4K UHD video or 33 hours of full HD video on their mobile device or action camera without needing to change or replace the memory card, allowing them to record more without running out of memory.

The EVO Plus 256GB microSD card provides advanced protection, capacity, and performance with long-term reliability needed to get the most out of electronics, making it an ideal companion for high-end smartphones and tablets with a microSD slot, even in extreme conditions.

Samsung will offer the EVO Plus 256GB microSD card with a limited ten-year warranty in more than 50 countries, including the USA, Europe, China, and other regions starting next month for manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$249.99.

The EVO Plus 256GB raises the bar for capacity and performance of microSD cards with the company’s advanced V-NAND technology, offering high read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively. This level of performance will provide general consumers and professionals with superb user convenience for storing heavy-loaded, high-resolution photography and 4K video recording, as well as graphic intensive multimedia like virtual reality (VR) and gaming.

“With the upward trend of consumers using high-performance, high-capacity mobile devices, our new, V-NAND-based 256GB microSD card solution allows us to deliver the memory card consumers have been craving,” said Un-Soo Kim, Samsung’s senior vice president of brand product marketing for its memory business. “Our EVO Plus 256GB microSD card, will provide consumers with large capacity, and high read and write speeds. We are excited to offer our customers convenient and seamless multimedia experiences when they access, store and share all of the content they create and capture.”

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