Sandisk Introduces MicroSD Memory Card for GoPro Cameras

SanDisk, a manufacturer of flash media for video camera storage, has introduced a 128GB SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC card designed for the GoPro camera.

SanDisk said the new card is one of the first to be certified with the “Works with GoPro” verification. The new, higher capacity microSDXC card is verified to deliver optimal performance and reliability when used with GoPro cameras even under extreme weather conditions.

“We strive to deliver a great user experience that includes performance, reliability and the peace of mind that data is safely stored,” said Brian Pridgeon, director of retail product marketing, SanDisk. “The early testing and verification through this program confirms our customers get the best possible user experience with their SanDisk cards and GoPro cameras.”

Once verified with GoPro, products have the option to feature a logo so users can identify compatible products for GoPro cameras. SanDisk also said it is working with GoPro to ensure all of their products work optimally with GoPro’s camera lineup.

The SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSD cards in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities have been verified for GoPro and are recommended for the latest Hero GoPro cameras, the Hero4 Silver, the Hero4 Black and the Hero Session.

The SanDisk 128 GB microSD cards allows users to store a significant number of media files simultaneously, including 400 minutes of 4K UHD video. It can capture fast-action photos, shoot continuous burst mode or record 4K UHD video with UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) performance.

The speed of up to 95MB/s saves time when transferring high-resolution images and 4K UHD videos.

The 128GB card will be available for $249.99. It is now available in capacities from 16GB to 64GB.

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