Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced its major support of the growing multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD and MMCmobile cards, all shipping immediately.

kingstonsd1 Kingston microSD Support New Smartphones

Anticipating the need for greater storage capabilities as new multifunction phones emerge, Kingston is offering 1-GB versions of both its MMCmobile and miniSD cards. The 1-GB cards will provide increased storage capacity for new feature-rich multifunction mobile devices.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced its major support
of the growing multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with
the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD
and MMCmobile cards, all shipping immediately.

kingstonsd1 Kingston microSD Support New Smartphones

“You can’t have too much storage with all the advanced
services and features available to mobile users nowadays. And with many handsets
– including Smartphones – continuing to measure onboard memory in
the tens of megabytes, expansion memory continues to be an invaluable tool to
get the most out of these devices,” said James Alan Miller, managing editor,
PDAStreet/SmartPhoneToday.

Kingston’s new microSD cards ship bundled with an SD
adapter for use as a full-size SD card. To protect against accidental data loss,
the adapter has a built-in write-protect switch. The 256-MB card is the first
offering in the microSD product line, with larger capacities to follow.

Kingston microSD Features and Specifications:
Capacities – 256 MB
Dimensions – .43" x .59" x .039" (11mm x 15mm x 1mm)
Speed Rating** – 8.8 MB/sec. read rate; 6.5 MB/sec. write rate
Operating Temperature – 32° F to 140° F (0° C to 60° C)

Storage Temperature – -4° F to 185° F (-20° C to 85° C)

Weight – 0.04 lbs. (1.41g)
Standardized – complies with SD Association specification standards
Ultra-Portable – extremely small footprint design
Versatile – when combined with the included adapter, can be used as a
full-size SD card
Simple – as easy as plug-and-play
Reliable – lifetime warranty

Anticipating the need for greater storage capabilities as new multifunction
phones emerge, Kingston is offering 1-GB versions of both its MMCmobile and
miniSD cards. The 1-GB cards will provide increased storage capacity for new
feature-rich multifunction mobile devices.