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SanDisk to Start Shipping 16GB Memory Cards

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Sep 25, 2008, 2:48 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

SanDisk, maker of Flash memory products and acquisition target of Samsung, will begin shipping microSDHC cards and Memorcy Stick Micro (M2) cards with a capacity of 16GB starting in October. The microSDHC card will cost $100, with the M2 version of the same capacity costing $130. Not all cell phones can accept 16GB cards, so it is wise to check before purchasing additional storage.

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Sep 25, 2008, 5:05 PM

what going on??

remember floppy disk, it only hold 1.5 meg!
cd disk hold 700meg
dvd disk hold 4G,
this little thing can hold 16gb?
where is the limit?
is it possible to hold 100GB on microSD in the future? haha
Based on the current standard the limit right now is 32gigs.
I hope so.
The current specifications for the SDHC standards caps out at 32GB. However, it's almost assured that the next level is being developed as we speak. A number of products will continue to drive the expansion of flash memory. Portable media players a...

Sep 25, 2008, 3:12 PM


my bb takes forever to read 2 gigs of mp3's.... 😢
well thats an ignorant statement.

Yep, you are having trouble, so innovation should stop.

I have a 4gb card in my bb and I have no issues (vzw 8330). And there are plenty of people out there who could benefit from 16gb cards.
Oh well, I already have 16GB of memory buit-in in my phone for almost a year now. 🤣
That's why I ditched my Curve!

Sep 25, 2008, 7:21 PM

1 Year into the future....

I will be buying one of these from Compusa for $19.99 😁
tlgreene1021 said:
I will be buying one of these from Compusa for $19.99 😁

You might get it for $19.99 in a year or 2, but you won't get it at CompUSA. Maybe Office Depot or Staples for office supply stores, or B...

Sep 25, 2008, 3:25 PM

Great work for my n95 but....

I did read somewhere that samsung had beat them to the puch on 16gb and are already releasing or atleast working on 32gb cards. Either way im getting 16gb for my n95. double my current memory. 😁 😁
I have an N95-3 also, I'm happy with 8gigs, heck, I still have 3gigs available.

Sep 26, 2008, 2:56 AM

im gonna use it for my new t-mobile g1

it supports up to an 8gig card so thats perfect ahahaha anyone else?
Ah, it's open source, some geek will make the G1 compatible with 16gig cards

Sep 25, 2008, 9:51 PM

In the year two thousand....

... in the year two thousand!!

Target will sell terabyte micro SDs for $9.99. In other news the four terabyte Iphone will be delayed until 2001.
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