SanDisk announced that it is shipping a 32GB memory card for smartphones--the largest capacity to date.
Currently, smartphone MicroSD cards top out at 16GB. The removable SanDisk microSDHC card would match the maximum internal capacity of high-end phones like the Apple iPhone 3GS and Google Nexus One.
SanDisk follows Samsung, which announced its intention in January to begin mass production of a 32GB MicroSD card this month.
The Milpitas, Calif., company is mass-producing the new cards based on a third-generation 32-nanometer X3 (3-bit-per-cell) technology, which makes it possible to pack 32GB of storage into a tiny MicroSD card.
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