Kingston Adds 8GB microSDHC Cards to Growing Mobile Phone Memory Family

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Kingston Technology announced the addition of 8GB microSD High-Capacity (SDHC) Flash memory cards to its mobile memory storage line. Shipping immediately, the new 8GB microSDHC cards offer greater storage options to the latest mobile phones and digital devices in the smallest footprint available. It can store more than 1,500 digital songs*, more than 4,000 images from a 5MP cameraphone**, or up to eight hours of video***, greatly surpassing storage limits on mobile phones without Flash memory card slots. The microSDHC format is emerging as the predominant mobile memory standard as more handset manufacturers, including HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, RIM, and Samsung, embrace it with compatible mobile phones. Recent models tested with the new Kingston 8GB microSDHC card include the BlackBerry Pearl 8120; the LG evV2 (VX9100) and Voyager (VX10000); as well as the Samsung BlackJack II (i617) and Glyde (U940).

The new microSDHC 8GB card, Kingston part number is SDC4/8GB. Although the microSDHC format is identical in physical size to the original microSD card, microSDHC is compatible with microSDHC host devices only and not backward compatible with standard microSD-enabled devices or readers. Backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support, Kingston microSDHC Flash memory cards are available through distributors, resellers and retailers. For more detailed information on Kingston memory products, please visit the Kingston Web site at: http://www.kingston.com/asia/flash/default.asp

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