Satechi ships new Aluminum Type-C UHS-II Micro/SD Card Reader

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MacBook users looking for a speedy way to transfer media from SD and micro-SD cards can stop searching: Satechi today announced its Aluminum Type-C UHS-II Micro/SD Card Reader ($39.99) that works perfectly with the USB-C-based MacBook and MacBook Pro models shipped over the past several years.

The reader features a brushed aluminum exterior in either silver or space gray, and has two slots for simultaneous micro-SD and SD card access. Read and write speeds are quite fast, up to 312 Mbps, which makes transferring 4K video from a DSLR or drone into a MacBook a quick proposition. 

The reader can work with SD4.0 UHS-II cards, and is also backward-compatible with UHS-I, SDXC/SDHC/SD cards. The Satechi Aluminum Type-C UHS-II Micro/SD Card reader is available starting today on and should be available soon on Apple World Today will have a full review of this accessory soon.