Kingston Increases microSDHC Card to 32GB

Large Capacity Card Perfect for Content-Rich Smartphone Use

Oct 06, 2010, 13:11 ET from Kingston Digital, Inc.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

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"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™ 4G and Shadow™; Motorola Droid™ X; RIM (BlackBerry®) Bold™ 9000; and, Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant™.

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:

  • Compliant: with the SD Specification Version 2.00 (Class 4)
  • Versatile: when combined with an adapter, can be used as a full-size SDHC card
  • Compatible: with microSDHC host devices; not compatible with standard microSD-enabled device/readers
  • File Format: FAT32
  • Reliable: lifetime warranty
  • Capacities*: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
  • Dimensions: 0.43" x 0.59" x 0.039" (11mm x 15mm x 1mm)
  • Speed: Class 4 – 4MB/sec. minimum data transfer rate
  • Operating Temperature: -13 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-25 degrees C to 85 degrees C)
  • 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).

SDC4/32GBSP

32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (card only)

$ 153.00

SDC4/32GB

32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/SD adapter)

$ 155.00

SDC4/32GB-2ADP

32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/two adapters)

$ 159.00

MRG2+SDC4/32GB

32GB Class 4 microSDHC Card (w/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





Music Storage - MP3 & WMA***

Approximate Songs


2GB Kingston microSD

380



4GB Kingston microSDHC

760



8GB Kingston microSDHC

1520



16GB Kingston microSDHC

3040



32GB Kingston microSDHC

6080







Video Storage(1)

Approximate 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.  

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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