PNY joins the trend with a tremendous volume card - and we hope to see the selection swell soon
At the last Computex show in June, we had a chance to meet with several miniature memory card makers who were preparing for the next stage of development - cramming no less than 512GB into the microSD configuration for smartphones, tablets, and other compact electronic devices (including growing popularity on laptops, too). The ability to receive a whole volume of imaginary volume of a whole terabyte in your trouser pocket as this unfolds Even in the realm of the volumes of internal memories For these products.
One of those actresses who took pride in the leap Move to the 400GB bar Was PNY, and now seems to be the first to be proud of the wide practical availability of its product, through Amazon American - albeit at a price that is still very difficult to take.
512GB Elite cards from the American company, עם ביצועים בסיסיים יחסית שכוללים מהירויות העברה רציפות של עד 90 מגה-בייט בשנייה וללא תאימות לתקן ה-A1 App Performance, נמכר כעת באמאזון האמריקאית לכל דורש בעבור 350 דולר (!) – או 417 דולר ליתר דיוק, כאשר כוללים גם את המע"מ והמשלוח לארץ. מיותר לציין כי במחיר שכזה בלתי אפשרי להמליץ על רכישת הכרטיס, שכן כרטיסי microSD של חברת SanDisk עם ביצועים עדיפים בנפח 400GB מוצעים כיום בפחות מחצי המחיר, בעוד שכרטיסים בנפח של 256GB ניתנים להשגה ברבע או בחמישית (!!) מן המחיר המדובר.
Other manufacturers such as Team Group and Lexar have promised to bring 512GB volume stores to the near future, with the latter even boasting support for the latest A2 App Performance standard that ensures proper random performance when working with small files in both reading and writing - which can justify high prices For every gigabyte a little better than the PNY product. We will have to wait a little longer for this to happen, and at the same time we hope to see cThe market leader SanDisk, Which in the meantime prefers to settle for a maximum of "400GB" only, announces its plans for the latest maximum level.
It is worth noting that a company called Integral Memory Was really the first offer MicroSDXC card in record volume of 512GB, As early as May of this year - though these models had relatively low availability and prices even higher than PNY, as befits a product that was one and only in its unrivaled category. Now with the addition of another more renowned racehorse, we can hope that we will begin to see greater consumer interest and positive changes in prices.