Taipei, Taiwan, Oct 5, 2006 – Break free from limited storage. Apacer Technology Inc., a global leader in memory modules and digital storage, has addressed the increased demand for larger digital storage for 3G mobile phones and advanced handheld devices with two new high-capacity microSD™ cards in 2 GB and 1 GB sizes. The Apacer microSD card– the world's smallest removable storage – features a thumbnail-sized footprint and sufficient storage for all 3G phones' digital content including high-resolution photos, large audio and video files, MMS, e-mail messages, and Java-based games.
Mobile phones are becoming personal multimedia entertainment platforms, moving beyond communications and requiring more storage for multimedia content. According to an iSuppli report, shipments for mobile phone flash cards will grow from 39 million pcs in 2004, to 600 million pcs by 2009. They additionally predict, by 2009, 30% of all cell phones sold will have a flash card slot. Leading mobile communication companies including Nokia, Motorola, and Samsung have adopted the microSD card, adding to microSD's popularity. The Apacer 2 GB/1 GB microSD card expands storage capacity to keep pace with the increasing file sizes and amount of all this multimedia content for mobile phones. The 2 GB microSD card lets users enjoy the ultimate in mobile entertainment with its ability to save up to 5200* photos at 1 megapixel resolution, or 512** MP3 files, or two hours*** of QCIF high-resolution video.
Incorporating System-in-Package (SIP) technology, the Apacer microSD card is dust-proof, shockproof and highly durable storage that is perfect for 3G phones, PDAs and GPS devices. Apacer microSD cards are compliant with SDMI 1.1 version specification developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) and are in line with the SDA's effort to make the microSD card the standard for mobile phones.
Part of Apacer's Mobile Series Flash Card family, the Apacer 2 GB/1 GB microSD card is covered with a lifetime product warranty and includes an SD card adapter for convenient use on numerous portable devices like digital cameras, MP3 players, smart phones, PDAs and other devices with SD card slots. Maximize your 3G audio and video entertainment fun with Apacer's Mobile Series flash cards. 1. *The number of images is based on a JPEG format image; this may vary depending on the camera model and settings.
2. **The number of songs is based on a 4MB file size; this may vary depending on the compression rate and the device.
3. ***The minutes of video are based on (QCIF) format video; results may vary based on video compression rate.