Toshiba unveils world's fastest microSD memory cards

Toshiba has announced two new microSD cards that have high storage capacity and the fastest read and write speeds on the market right now.

Shane McGlaun
Published Thu, Apr 17 2014 10:40 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Toshiba has announced that it has launched some very fast microSD memory cards. In fact, Toshiba claims that these are the world's fastest microSD cards. Considering that microSD cards are used in a wide range of tablets and smartphones, having faster offerings is a big deal for many people.

Toshiba unveils world's fastest microSD memory cards |

Toshiba says that its new microSD cards are the first in the industry to comply with the UHS-II interface standard. The cards are offered in 32GB and 64GB capacities. The higher read and write speeds for the memory cards are ideal for 4k video recording according to Toshiba.

The 64GB microSD cards supports a max read speed of 260MB/s and a max write speed of 240MB/s. The 32GB card is slower with a max read speed of 145MB/s and a max write speed of 130MB/s. Toshiba hasn't said when these cards will be available to purchase or how much they will cost.


Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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