PNY Adds 256GB microSDXC Memory Card

PNY Adds 256GB microSDXC Memory Card

Consumers can store 46 hours of HD video on a microSD card.


Parsippany, NJ—PNY Technologies debuted their first microSDXC flash memory card featuring a 256-gigabyte (GB) capacity at Computex 2016 in Taipai in June.

The card combines high capacity with a data transfer speed of 95MB/s. The company announced that using the card, consumers could transfer an entire Full HD movie in less than 30 seconds as well as store more than one hundred movies.

PNY 256GB Elite microSDXC

“Mobile technologies are constantly evolving. And with that evolution there are increased data file size needs and the demand for higher capacity storage. With this 256GB capacity, PNY has now enabled consumers to capture footage and store more data than ever before on their smartphone, tablet or action camera,” said Thomas Climer, senior director of Product Marketing at PNY.

The Elite flash memory card withstands tough environments, and the company’s 5 Proof technology powers them. Climer added they have been tested to be temperature-, magnet-, X-ray-, shock- and waterproof.

In addition, PNY Elite memory cards have a limited lifetime warranty.

The Specs

According to the specs, the 256GB Elite microSDHC memory card stores 55,200 photos, 12 hours of 4K UHD video, 33 hours of Full HD video, 46 hours of HD video or 23,500 MP3 files/songs. The card is also U3, UHS-1, Class 10 rated.

The PNY 256GB Elite microSDXC memory cards will be available for purchase starting in July.

PNY is a global technology player within the OEM, consumer and channel electronics markets. Established in 1985, it celebrated its 30th year of business. The company’s products are available in more than 50 countries. In addition, it has 20 company locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Industry experts from leading universities and those drafted from competitive enterprise storage companies make up the company’s team. Their combined expertise and experience in SATA, USB Interfaces, Flash & DRAM controllers, custom applications and storage device workloads provide the cumulative knowledge to deliver OEM qualification success. The team offers both pre- and postqualification engineering support.