Samsung has launched indestructible microSD and SD cards (4, 8 or 16GB) and Compact Flash memory cards (4 or 8GB) which, according to Samsung, are shock, water and magnet proof and can withstand being submerged for around 24 hours; can survive being run over by 1.6-ton vehicle and resist over 13 times the magnetic force of home theatre speakers.
Samsung memory card features for consumers include:
Water-proof* – Innovative Epoxy Moulding Compound technology helps withstand over 24 hours in sea water.
Shock-proof – Survives high pressure, including the crush of a 1.6-ton automobile.
Magnet-proof – Resists over 13 times the magnetic force of home theater speakers.
Fast & superb data recovery – Free proprietary software assists with up to 3 times faster recovery.
Up to 10 years’ data retention – Capable of storing priceless data for longer without a refresh.
*Not applicable for Samsung Compact Flash Cards.
No word on how much the cards cost, but they’ll drop in Europe first before availability spreads.
Go to www.samsung.com/uk for more details.