Kingston Increases microSDHC Card to 32GB
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Kingston Technology Co., Inc.
17600 Newhope St.
Fountain Valley, CA, 92708
Press release date: October 6, 2010
Large Capacity Card Perfect for Content-Rich Smartphone Use
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. --Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will ship its first 32GB microSDHC Class 4 card on Monday, October 11. The ultra-large 32GB microSDHC card is the perfect mobile storage solution for entertainment and business applications as smartphone use integrates into everyday life
"The need for additional portable storage has grown as the mobile phone has transitioned from a simple voice device to a powerful multifunctional tool which is used to email, listen to music, take photos and watch movies," said Mike Kuppinger, Flash card product manager, Kingston®. "Mobile phones are about more than just staying in touch as we also use them to take pictures at our kids' sporting events, shoot videos on vacation and post to social media sites. An extra 32GB of expandable memory takes these capabilities even further."
Kingston's 32GB microSDHC card is capable of storing nearly 29,000 photos, over 6,000 songs and more than 2,000 minutes of video. The card has worked flawlessly when tested on the latest crop of smartphones including the HTC Evo(TM) 4G and Shadow(TM); Motorola Droid(TM) X; RIM (BlackBerry®) Bold(TM) 9000; and, Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant(TM).
Mobility and versatility are taken a step further as the card is available with a variety of adapters including SD and miniSD, allowing one card to be used in several devices. Kingston also ships the 32GB microSDHC card with a small USB reader for convenient data transfers. The 32GB microSDHC Class 4 card is backed by a lifetime warranty, 24/7 tech support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit www.kingston.com.
Kingston 32GB microSDHC Class 4 Features and Specifications:
o Compliant: with the SD Specification Version 2.00 (Class 4) o Versatile: when combined with an adapter, can be used as a full-size SDHC card o Compatible: with microSDHC host devices; not compatible with standard microSD-enabled device/readers o File Format: FAT32 o Reliable: lifetime warranty o Capacities*: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB o Dimensions: 0.43" x 0.59" x 0.039" (11mm x 15mm x 1mm) o Speed: Class 4 - 4MB/sec. minimum data transfer rate o Operating Temperature: -13 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-25 degrees C to 85 degrees C) o Storage Temperature: -40 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-40 degrees C to 85 degrees C)
Kingston microSDHC 32GB Class 4 Card
Part Number Capacity and Features MSRP (U.S. only). 32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (card SDC4/32GBSP only) $153.00 32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/SD SDC4/32GB adapter) $155.00 32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/ SDC4/32GB-2ADP two adapters) $159.00 32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/ MRG2+SDC4/32GB reader) $159.00
Kingston Storage Chart Pictures Photo Storage** 1.3MP 3MP 5MP 2GB Kingston microSD 3144 1808 1190 4GB Kingston microSDHC 6288 3616 2380 8GB Kingston microSDHC 12576 7232 4760 16GB Kingston microSDHC 25152 14464 9520 32GB Kingston microSDHC 50304 28928 19040
Approximate Music Storage - MP3 & WMA*** Songs 2GB Kingston microSD 380 4GB Kingston microSDHC 760 8GB Kingston microSDHC 1520 16GB Kingston microSDHC 3040 32GB Kingston microSDHC 6080
Approximate Video Storage(1) Minutes 2GB Kingston microSD 136 4GB Kingston microSDHC 272 8GB Kingston microSDHC 544 16GB Kingston microSDHC 1088 32GB* Kingston microSDHC 2176 * Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston's Flash Guide at kingston.com/flash_memory_guide.
** Approximate number of standard JPEG pictures. JPEG file sizes vary based upon camera model and default settings, as well as user-selected resolution and compression mode settings. Some host devices may not support all of the Flash storage capacities listed.
*** Approximate number of songs. Assumes 4MB file size. Results may vary based upon compression rates and devices used.
(1) Approximate minutes of video clips. Assumes MPEG1 format. 1.5Mbps file size. Results may vary based upon video compression rate.
About Kingston Digital, Inc. Kingston Digital, Inc. ("KDI") is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com or call 800-337-8410.
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