Memory Stick Micro from Sony and SanDisk

Memory Stick Micro is a new ultra-small memory card designed for use in mobile phones that has been developed by Sony and SanDisk.

Memory Stick Micro is a new ultra-small memory card designed for use in mobile phones that has been developed by Sony and SanDisk. With dimensions of 15x12.5x1.2mm, Memory Stick Micro is a quarter of the size of Memory Stick PRO Duo card and will work with devices that operate at 1.8-volts and 3.3-volts. To reduce space the edges are slotted lengthways, enabling slim-line design connectors to be used, while an adaptor ensures it can be used with Memory Stick PRO compatible products. Dr Eli Harari from SanDisk comments: ‘Sony and SanDisk recognize the rapidly growing market opportunity for memory cards with multimedia mobile phones, and are joining forces to develop the ultra-small Memory Stick Micro format to foster development of extremely compact multimedia mobile phones.’ Memory Stick Micro will be available in 2006, for more information log onto www.sandisk.com.

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