SanDisk has announced a new step up in the mobile storage department. The company's new microSD card packs a whopping 128GB of space, and it can be yours for a mere 200 bucks. This is the first 128GB microSDXC card on the market, doubling the size of previously available cards.

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SanDisk had to clear some engineering hurdles to cram all that capacity in the microSD form factor. This card was developed using a proprietary technique that allows SanDisk to stack 16 ultra-thin memory dies on top of each other. The end result is a tiny card that can accommodate 16 hours of 1080p video. That's a 1,000x increase in capacity in only 10 years.

The cards are going to be on sale immediately at Best Buy and Amazon. The MSRP is $199.99, which will probably come down a bit after more 128GB microSD cards hit the market.

[BusinessWire]