Sony’s New SD, XQD Memory Cards with 440MB/s Read Speeds Announced
For those of you who are best pals with a DSLR camera, Sony has a new lineup of XQD memory cards and SD storage cards! Especially those of you who like to go with 1080+ resolutions, this is the perfect solution with pretty impressive read and write speeds.
First off, the new cards boast of 440MB/s read speed and 150MB/s write speed which is pretty darn good since it will help with stable burst shooting.
Needless to say, such high speeds mean that you can fill up the entire 64 GB card in more or less 180 seconds. Other than that, Sony boasts that “the XQD format’s unique and robust structure, featuring card thickness and pin protection, and a tough, reinforced outer case is made for reliable use.”
Then there are the new UHS-II supported cards SF-M series cards that up the game with 260MB/s read speed and 100MB/s write speed that come of help specially for professional digital imaging, DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
Darin Scott,the President of Sony’s Americas Media and Energy Group says:
These latest media options allow files to be transferred and backed up even more seamlessly and efficiently, offering users the flexibility and convenience to embrace workflows that frequently require the need for content in real-time.
Since the company announced new XQD and SD storage cards, they have also announced the first ever XQD/SD card reader that “supports reliable, ultra-high speed data transfer to a PC from all XQD series and UHS-II SD cards, eliminating the need for multiple adapters and readers.”
Are you going to pick up the new SD cards or XQD memory cards?
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