Kingston has added the 256GB capacity to its line of Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC / microSDXC cards to cater for growing demands from users of mobile devices.


The new Kingston microSDXC Class 10 UHS-I Card 256GB, shown with the SD card adapter. (Source: Kingston.)

Designed for users of action cameras and cameraphone owners who shoot video with their phones, the new 256GB card comes with a Class 10 speed rating and can store up to 64,000 12MP images or up to 976 minutes at 1080p FHD video at 30 frames/second without interruption. The new card is IEC/EN 60529 IPX7 certified for protection against continual water submersion up to 30 minutes at a depth of up to one metre. It can tolerate temperatures ranging from -25 °C to 85 °C it is also shock and vibration proof and ISO 7816-1 certified for protection against 0.1 Gy of X-ray radiation to both sides of card.

Like other cards in the range, the Kingston 256GB microSDXC Class 10 UHS-I Card is available as a stand-alone card or with an SD card adapter. It is priced at AU$349 and available through local distributors Avnet, Ingram and Synnex or through leading imaging and electronics re-sellers. For more information, visit