User finds out Windows Phone 8 has 128GB microSD card support

User finds out Windows Phone 8 has 128GB microSD card support

Although it's designed for Androidsmartphones and tablets, it looks like SanDisk's world-first 128GBmicroSDXC card feels equally at home on both Android and WindowsPhone 8 turf. A Nokia Lumia 1520 owner tried it in his device andreported that the card is recognized and works correctly.

He also said that the card's read andwrite speeds fared about 20% better than the 64GB microSDXC inbenchmarks. This shows in everyday usage as well - high-definitionvideo gets recorded with minimal stutter and dropped frames. Well,who doesn't love a hidden gem inside an operating system?

The 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC cardwas announced at this year's MWC in Barcelona. It holds about 119GBof actual data, and can be found online for the very fair price of$119.99 - around a $1 per available gigabyte.

source: WPCentralvia WMPowerUser



1. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

Why can't OEMs have 32gb as standard? Save cost?

8. user996

Posts: 221; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

1520 has 32 gigs

21. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

not the att version

22. hurrycanger

Posts: 1766; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

AT&T does have the 32GB version now.

2. papss unregistered

This is awesome. Read it on wpcentral yesterday.

3. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Whaaat? $119 is kinda huge.

5. papss unregistered

Its a huge card man.. What do you want?

16. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Not really.. Look up the price of a 64gb card in this class with this read/write speed.. Around $80-$100 on Amazon... ...................... I had to get a mid grade SanDisk because I didn't want to spend over $50 for 64gb... But, now I will be selling my current card,, and upgrading to this 128gb card.. With 144gb of combined storage, WP8.1-0xxx, and all of the other hardware features that set the 1520 apart from the competition, I consider this device the best on the market.... I didn't see anything at MWC that offered more...

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Will it work on iphone 5s?

6. Just.Saying

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

Maybe in steve jobs other life where he gave the iPhone a memory card slot/support

18. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

What does it matter if it doesn't? iPhone users enjoy using their devices regardless of what's going on on other platforms.. When you like your device a lot, and it's perfect for you, then you could give a rats a$$ about what it doesn't have compared to others... You, do worry about what other platforms don't have, so you either need to figure out how to be happy about yours, or switch.. But, quit hating.

20. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Idk whats your f@%*ing problem. I just expressed my thoughts whats your issues. You act As if you own the company. Lol. Dont over-react.

27. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Hahaha. Maybe he is a stock holder at ifruit. $119 for 128gb= iPhone 128gb + $300 + cost of the device = $3000

25. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Dude you are getting more annoying than mxy.

29. franchise2k

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 21, 2015

Spoken like a true Lemming who owns an iPhone. Just an excuse for an Inferior product. "Its an Apple and I like it" I've never seen a group of people who have to have the latest model simply because its the cool thing to do, regardless of if they can use (or even know) the 'new' features. They crack me up with their false allegiance and lack of knowledge of the product they own.

23. Odiin

Posts: 373; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

+5s ha ha ha lol!

7. wilsong17 unregistered

Ordering one for my note 3 wow 150gb all together

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

This is great... rodneyej1's gonna try this. :)

10. papss unregistered

Hell I'm going to get one for my L1520

14. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Ohh... you too, great... :) but $119 is costly...

17. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Read my comment above....

11. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

I tried a sandisk 32gb in a Asha 501 and it worked!

12. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

Nokia 808 PureView Pro can detect my USB OTG ExtUSB 2TB, so in theory it can even detect 64 ZiB, 512 TiB microSD cards as they are made available and as exFAT allows.

13. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

More phones that support the card the better! That would drive demand to encourage Sandisk to produce more and more OEMS would also make the 128G microSD card to bring down the price. In the meantime, Sandisk should reap the reward. I getting one too!

15. xche78x

Posts: 101; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

always been a user of sandisk products, very reliable! this is great news, 128gb with 119gb usable for almost the same price as bulky SSD's. im just wondering what file system does it have exfat or ntfs? kind of wish phones would support ntfs so the 4gb single file limit would be non-existent.

19. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

wow this will make low main memory devices like the Nokia 2520 Tablet have some serious upgrade in it's secondary Memory storage. turning them into serious good production tools. The Microsoft Windows x86 Intel/AMD tablets that are more PC's Than Tablet really need this because they are more serious Business production Tablets due the huge Volume of business's that use Microsoft Enterprise software. Microsoft Surface Pro and Pro 2 Tablets will shine if they can use this 128gig card,

24. Amir1 unregistered

what is the max micro SD GB that Z2 support?

28. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Z2 can support 128gb sd card

26. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Where can u buy a 128GB SD CARD?

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