In short: Micron has introduced the world’s largest capacity microSD card. The i400 series microSD line is offered in densities of 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 1.5TB. The cards were designed for storage edge applications with a focus on tasks such as continuous video recording or capturing multiple AI events at the same time.
All i400 cards are designed to operate 24/7 for five consecutive years with an MTBF of two million hours. They can also operate in temperatures ranging from -25 to 85 degrees Celsius and can protect against damage caused by water, magnets, x-rays, bumps and bumps. According to MicronA 1.5TB card can store up to four months of video footage.
The i400 series uses 176-layer 3D NAND memory from Micronwhich was introduced at the end of 2020. The company said at the time that its layer count was nearly 40 percent higher than its closest competitor, and it was ideal for small form factor solutions.
Micron said the cards will make it easier to store data at the edge where it’s created for actionable, real-time information. They can also enable small businesses to reduce the need to continuously upload data to the cloud, which can be costly, especially from remote locations such as cargo ships or oil rigs.
Micron’s new i400 cards have already been shown to customers as samples.
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