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OTG is a focus for the brand

At GITEX Shopper 2017 is a well under way, and among the plethora of deals and unmissables, SanDisk is showcasing the rather amazing 400 GB Micro SD. the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices, it was first showcased at IFA in Berlin this year. Not just has Western Digital has doubled the capacity within the same tiny form factor, It is the world’s first microSD card that meets the Application Performance Class 1 (A1) requirements. jcrop-previewAs Tareq Husseini, Regional Sales Director, Middle East & Africa, Western Digital Corporation, explained to me, with transfer speeds of up to 95MB per second, a phone user can run apps directly off the MicroSD without serious lag times, making it possible to expand the available space on any smartphone with an SD card slot beyond just moving photos and music there.

OTG is a focus for the brand

At GITEX Shopper 2017 is a well under way, and among the plethora of deals and unmissables, SanDisk is showcasing the rather amazing 400 GB Micro SD. the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices, it was first showcased at IFA in Berlin this year. Not just has Western Digital has doubled the capacity within the same tiny form factor, It is the world’s first microSD card that meets the Application Performance Class 1 (A1) requirements. jcrop-previewAs Tareq Husseini, Regional Sales Director, Middle East & Africa, Western Digital Corporation, explained to me, with transfer speeds of up to 95MB per second, a phone user can run apps directly off the MicroSD without serious lag times, making it possible to expand the available space on any smartphone with an SD card slot beyond just moving photos and music there.

jcrop-previewWestern Digital is already very active in sectors like surveillance with flagship offerings like the Red drives, and Mr. Tarek mentioned USB On-The-Go is a huge focus for the brand going forward. An early example of this focus is the SanDisk iXpand Base, which automatically backs up content on your iPhone, while fast-charging the device on the iXpand Base.

At Gitex Shopper, the brand is also showcasing the WD My Cloud Home devices as also the WD My Passport SSD. The latter is the fastest My Passport drive in the portfolio with speeds up to 515MB/s using the USB Type-C port to rapidly transfer data.

The Sandisk 400 GB Micro SD retails at AED 1,200

Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2015 and 2016. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.
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