It was a long time of waiting but finally, the 256GB version of the microSDXC UHS-I cards from SanDisk are now available. This Premium edition consists of the SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Ultra, both promising ultra speed and high performance. This new suite of microSD cards is currently the fastest microSD card of its kind that’s ideal for smartphones, action cams, and even drones.

These fingernail-sized cards from the most trusted memory card maker are expected to transform “the way consumers capture, store and share their content” according to SanDisk Product Marketing VP Dinesh Bahal. With the rapid improvement in consumer technology, there is a huge demand for bigger and higher storage capacity cards that can store high quality documents and media files. The 256GB is big enough for anyone to store anything without any limits.

Photographers and videographers will benefit mainly from the arrival of the new microSDXC UHS-I cards. There’s a demand for solutions that will allow consumers to save bigger files and provide such easy access. The 256GB SanDisk microSD UHS-I cards give the creative people especially the freedom and flexibility to capture content without having to think about storage capacity.

The new 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Premium Edition is best for tablets and smartphones. It can transfer files up to 95MB/s and can save over 24 hours of Full HD videos. The speed also means you can transfer 1,200 images to another location within 60 seconds. On the other hand, the basic 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card delivers up to 100MB/s of transfer speed while write speed is up to 90MB/s. They are durable and last a long time because they are temperature-proof, waterproof, X-ray proof, and shock proof.

SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I apps work well with the SanDisk Memory Zone app available for Android. Pricing of the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is $199.99 later in the 4th quarter while the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition is more affordable at $149.99 when it’s out this August.