Release Issued by Kingston:
Capacity of 4GB and Adaptor Pack to Provide More Storage and Functionality for Mobile Users
25 September 2007: Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is releasing microSD High-Capacity (SDHC™) Flash memory cards, starting with a 4GB microSDHC card in a Class 4 speed rating. Providing speed and capacity increases in the smallest footprint available, Kingston® microSDHC cards are perfect to meet the rising communication and multimedia demands of mobile phones and digital devices able to take advantage of the advanced expansion memory platform.
“As next-generation mobile phones promise cutting edge functionality in ever-smaller form factors, demands increase on hardware to deliver these features, particularly in the area of expansion memory where storage and read/write performance becomes greater,” said Jim Selby, Product Marketing Manager EMEA, Kingston Technology. “Kingston is following the natural progression of mobile technology and we timed our microSDHC roll-out to be in step as the need materializes,” added Selby.
The microSDHC 4GB card, part number SDC4/4GB, is the first offering in the Kingston microSDHC product line. This format is the predominant mobile memory standard and handsets such as Nokia’s 5310, 5610, E90, N81 and N95 as well as LG Electronics’ VX8550, VX8700 and VX9400 mobile phones are fully compatible with it.
Concurrent with the release of the 4GB card, Kingston is launching a microSDC 4GB adapter pack including a mini- and a full-size SD adapter, helping consumers to use their microSDHC cards with PCs, laptops and other digital devices.
Able to hold more than 2,000 images, 1,000 digital music tracks or 8 hours of MPEG4 video, the Kingston 4GB microSDHC card surpasses capacities beyond the 2GB threshold of the original microSD card format. While identical in physical size to the original microSD card, microSDHC is compatible with microSDHC host devices only and not backward compatible with standard microSD-enabled devices or readers.
Backed by a lifetime warranty* and free 24/7 technical support, Kingston microSDHC Flash memory cards are available through Kingston’s distributors, resellers, retailers and e-tailers.
|Kingston Technology microSDHC Card Capacities and Pricing
||Capacity and Description
retail price without VAT
||4GB Class 4 microSDHC
||4GB Class 4 microSDHC
Compliant: with the SD Association Specification, Version 2.00
Versatile: can be used as full-size SDHC or miniSDHC card with appropriate adapter
Compatible: with microSDHC-enabled devices/readers only
File Format: FAT 32
Dimensions: 0.43” x 0.59” x 0.039” ( 11mm x 15mm x 1mm)
High-Speed Class Rating: Class 4: 4MB/sec. Minimum sustained data transfer rate
Operating Temperature: -13°F to 185°F (-25°C to 85°C)
Storage Temperature: -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C)
Weight: .05 oz (1.4g)
* Germany, Austria, France 10 year warranty.
For more information, please visit www.kingston.com/uk.
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