|SanDisk first to offer 8 GB M2 cards for mobile phones|
Posted: 31-Aug-2007 [Source: SanDisk]
[The SanDisk 8GB Memory Stick Micro (M2) flash memory card is the largest capacity M2 card in the world and has storage room for 2,000 digital songs, or 5,000 high-res pictures, or 5 hours of MPEG 4 video.]
IFA, Berlin -- SanDisk Corporation today announced that it is shipping 8-gigabyte (GB)1 Memory Stick Micro (M2) flash memory cards to phone manufacturers and mobile network operators (MNOs) for testing and evaluation purposes. Primarily used in Sony Ericsson mobile phones, the 8GB SanDisk M2 cards are ideal for the growing number of consumers who make their mobile phone -- with its built-in music player, digital camera and video player/recorder -- the centrepiece of their digital lifestyle.
At 8GB, SanDisk offers the largest capacity M2 card in the world. The new card will allow consumers to listen to more than 2,000 digital songs, or store more than 5,000 high-resolution pictures, or up to 5 hours of high-quality MPEG 4 videos. The announcement was made at IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics show, where SanDisk is exhibiting at Booth 130, in Hall 15.1 of Messe Berlin, through Sept. 5.
Retail release of the cards and availability to phone manufacturers and network operators is planned for Q4 2007. Pricing has not yet been determined.
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