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SanDisk Ships its Two Billionth microSD Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced it has shipped more than two billion microSD cards since it started commercial shipment of the technology ten years ago. The company commemorates this milestone on the eve of Mobile World Congress Shanghai.

Invented by SanDisk in 2004, the microSD format was initially known as TransFlash. In 2005 SanDisk contributed the technology to the SD Card Association who renamed and released the final specifications for the microSD format on July 13, 2005. This format has become the most popular removable memory card in SanDisk's history. Collectively, SanDisk's two billion microSD cards could store an estimated 11,103 billion megabytes (MB)* worth of memory - the equivalent of more than 100MB of flash storage for every man, woman and child that ever lived on Earth.

Patriot Releases EP Pro microSDHC/SDXC 4K Capable Card

Patriot, a leading manufacturer of USB Flash, mobile accessories, computer memory and SSDs, announced the release of the latest addition to its 4K capable cards, the EP Pro micorSDXC Class 10, UHS-I U3 card.

Compliant with the latest SD Association specifications for Class 10 UHS-I U3 cards, it is perfect for 4K recording. The Patriot EP Pro microSDXC Card reaches speeds of up to 95 MB/s read and 80 MB/s write. Capable of capturing a range of video and still images the EP Pro microSDXC can shoot video in Full HD, Ultra HD and 4K2K as well as capture continuous still image shooting in HD. Ideal for the extreme sports enthusiast, outdoorsmen and professional photographers the EP Pro microSDXC Card is the ideal choice for the latest action camera, Android smartphone or tablet.

Toshiba Announces Exceria Pro SD and Exceria microSD Memory Cards

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the Toshiba EXCERIA Pro SD Memory Card and Toshiba EXCERIA microSD Memory Card, two flash storage options equipped to unleash a device's full shooting potential to capture stunning images and immersive footage. Ideal for professional DSLR photographers and high action sports enthusiasts respectively, the EXCERIA Pro SD and EXCERIA microSD provide unparalleled performance with excellent read/write rates and ample storage to capture fast-action photos and 4K videos without delay.

"Recording the most important life moments shouldn't be limited by speed or space," said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President of Branded Storage Products, Toshiba Digital Product Division. "With the EXCERIA Pro and EXCERIA microSD, Toshiba delivers a memory card that specifically complements consumers' professional and mobile lifestyles." The EXCERIA Pro SD Memory Card allows professional photographers and videographers to maximize the potential of their UHS-II-enabled high performance cameras. With read speeds of up to 260MB/s and write speeds up to 240MB/s, the EXCERIA Pro SD card can transfer photos in less time than non-UHS II cards.

Samsung Announces PRO Plus and EVO Plus Memory Cards

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today introduced its latest memory card lineups, PRO Plus and EVO Plus. The two latest product lineups add to Samsung's SD and microSD card portfolio to now consist of the PRO Plus, PRO, EVO Plus and EVO families, to address the rapidly growing consumer need for advanced multimedia memory solutions.

"Samsung is following through on our promise to deliver next-generation memory cards that have even faster speeds and higher memory storage volume that will enhance consumer satisfaction level and solidify Samsung's branded memory business leadership," said Un-Soo Kim, Senior Vice President of Branded Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. "With the increase of 4K UHD enabled devices and market needs for memory capacity, the PRO Plus and EVO Plus lineups are optimized solutions that will meet today's user expectations."

SanDisk Unveils the World's Highest Capacity microSD Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the world's highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. In just one year after introducing its record-breaking 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card, SanDisk has increased storage capacity by 56% within the same fingernail-sized form factor. Keeping up with the demands of today's mobile users, the new card provides the freedom to capture, save and share photos, videos and other files without worrying about storage limitations.

"Mobile devices are completely changing the game. Seven out of 10 images captured by consumers are now from smartphones and tablets. Consumers view mobile-first devices as their primary means for image capture and sharing, and by 2019 smartphones and tablets will account for nine out of 10 images captured," said Christopher Chute, Vice President, Worldwide Digital Imaging Practice, IDC. "As the needs of mobile users continue to change, SanDisk is on the forefront of delivering solutions for these demands as is clearly illustrated through their growing portfolio of innovative products, including the new 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card."

Kingston Releases Ultra-High Speed microSD for 4K and HD Video Capture

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the microSD UHS-I Speed Class 3 90MB/s read, 80MB/s write card (SDCA3). The card far exceeds the SD Association's latest specification release, UHS-1 U3 (Ultra High-Speed Bus, Speed Class 3) rated for 30MB/s read/write.

The 90-80MB/s read-write speeds allow sports/adventure enthusiasts and users alike to capture cinema-quality Full HD (1080p), Ultra HD (2160p), 3D and 4K2K videos on high performance small form factor devices such as smartphones and cameras used by adventure and thrill seekers. Additionally, video playback at all resolutions up to 4K2K can be played without stutter or interruption. Fast speeds also translate to faster file uploads for computer editing, especially when using USB 3.0 card readers such as the Kingston MobileLite G4 or USB 3.0 Media Reader.

With the emergence of tough and rugged performance cameras, users can rely on the SDCA3 card for its durability and reliability. It is the perfect companion card when capturing a downhill ski run, surfboarding and hang-gliding as the card is water-, shock/vibration-, X-ray- and temperature-proof.

Kingston Digital Lets Users Capture the Action with Double the Memory

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a powerful duo in storage with capacity upgrades to both Class 10 UHS-I microSD and Class 10 UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards.

The Class 10 UHS-I microSD is now available in 128GB capacity. It is perfect for apps, music, photos and videos that take up significant space on a smartphone or tablet. Compatible with microSDHC and microSDXC devices, its fast UHS-I speed allows users to capture photos and HD videos without interruption.

Phison Announces the World's Fastest SDXC Memory Card Solution at 256GB

Phison Electronics Corporation (8299.TWO), a global leader in flash storage, announced today the new 256GB SDXC UHS-I U3 (UHS speed class 3) - The world's fastest 256GB SD card solution. Coupled with the latest 1Ynm MLC, the PS8210 controller provides up to 95MB/s sequential read and 90MB/s sequential write performance based on Phison internal testing with TestMetrix. The extreme speeds make the 256GB SDXC ideal for professional photos and high quality 4K2K videos.

The 2-channel, powerful PS8210 controller delivers a comprehensive SD product line across retail, professional and industrial markets.

Toshiba Introduces EXCERIA UHS-I SD Memory Cards

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced EXCERIA UHS-I SD Memory Cards, a new line of EXCERIA products focused on continuous shooting and full HD (including 4K resolution) video, a perfect fit for professional or amateur photographers in a wide-range of sizes at an affordable price.

Great for professional DSLR photographers, videographers and content creators who demand high-performance tools, these EXCERIA SD cards offer faster write speeds than Class 10 SD cards, have greater mobile storage capacity (up to 128GB) than other EXCERIA products and include UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) support for 4K2K video recording and playback. With EXCERIA UHS-I SD cards, digital pros, enthusiast photographers and amateurs can enjoy fast-motion capture and playback of high-resolution content, plus the benefits of high-speed continuous shooting, real-time full HD video recording and the time-saving value of lightning-fast data transfers for large files. With EXCERIA, backing up 1,000 photographs takes only one-third the time needed by other UHS-I SD cards.

SanDisk Launches Highest Capacity microSD UHS-I Cards

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the world's fastest microSD UHS-I memory card, the 64GB SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-I card. The company also recently announced the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC. UHS-I card, the world's highest capacity full-sized SD memory card. These new offerings expand the company's impressive portfolio of 4K Ultra High Definition (3840x2160p) capable products. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has been committed to delivering breakthrough technologies that expand the possibilities of storage.

SanDisk Premieres World's Highest Capacity SD Card for Video/Photo Capture

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today launched its 512 GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card, the world's highest capacity SD card on the market. The new offering is designed to meet the demands of industry professionals who require the most advanced gear available for shooting 4K Ultra High Definition (3840x2160p) video, Full HD video (1920x1080) and high-speed burst mode photography.

"As an industry leader, SanDisk continues to push the boundaries of technology to provide customers with the innovative, reliable, high-performance solutions they have come to expect from us," said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. "4K Ultra HD is an example of a technology that is pushing us to develop new storage solutions capable of handling massive file sizes. The 512 GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card is a tremendous advancement that enables professionals to reliably store more content on a single card than ever before."

Lexar Announces 128 GB High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I Card

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the new 128 GB Lexar High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I card with read transfer speeds up to 633x (95 MB per second). Designed for sports camcorders, tablets and smartphones, the Class 10 microSDXC card can capture up to 15 hours of HD video.

"Whether it's on a sports camera, aerial camera, tablet or smartphone, more video is being captured than ever before," said Adam Kaufman, director of card product marketing, Lexar. "With the new Lexar 128 GB microSDXC UHS-I card, users can continue to capture and store high-quality content, without having to worry about changing cards or running out of space."

ADATA Launches SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) Cards

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has announced the launch of XPG and Premier Pro series SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) memory cards. Compared to the UHS-I U1, write speeds are increased by 750% and 500%, respectively. Both series are designed to support latest UHS-I U3 specification, enabling the cards to capture professional grade high-quality images as well as smoothly transferring large files without any time gaps.

As demand for ultra-fine quality video continues to increase, the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution of Full HD in the past has quickly evolved into the 4K Ultra HD high resolution standard (3840 x 2160). High-quality video recording creates larger files which require more disk space, presenting challenges to the operation and load bearing capacity of recording equipment and storage media. ADATA XPG and Premier Pro SDXC UHS-I U3 are specifically tailored to 4K2K ultra-high definition devices, and deliver outstanding speeds of up to 95/85 MB/s and 95/60 MB/s, respectively. The SDXC UHS-I U3 cards are ideal for burst mode photography and high resolution videos to capture each fantastic moment with the utmost precision.

Toshiba Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Laptop

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today unveiled its new Satellite P55t, featuring one of the world's first 4K Ultra HD display in a laptop and the world's first to earn Technicolor Color Certification. Ideal for visual creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts, the Satellite P55t is designed to take on the most intensive computing demands and display unprecedented imagery.

"Creative professionals are embracing 4K Ultra HD as it enables a whole new level of media creation that draws viewers in with amazing detail and clarity," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Until now, media creators have been unable to have this combination of performance and display capabilities in a mobile solution and we applied years of experience and engineering resources to make it a reality."

Samsung Introduces New Lineup of Branded Memory Cards

Samsung Electronics, a market leader in advanced memory technology and an innovator in consumer electronics, announced today that it is now shipping a new line of advanced SD and microSD cards that are ideal for digital imaging and mobile devices. The products will be available in PRO, EVO and Standard categories, suited for various use cases and performance levels for consumers and professionals.

Samsung's extensive memory card lineup offers SD cards and microSD cards for use in many different consumer electronic devices. The PRO, EVO and Standard lineups are available in a wide range of capacities from 4 gigabyte (GB) to 64 GB. While SD cards are most often used in digital cameras, DSLR cameras and camcorders, microSD cards are mainly used in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, as well as certain cameras and camcorders with microSD card slots.

Transcend Launches SDXC/SDHC UHS-I Speed Class 3 Cards

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce its launch of SDXC/SDHC UHS-I cards featuring full support for the Ultra High Speed Class 3 (U3) specification. Capable of reaching incredible read and write speeds of up to 95 MB/s and 85 MB/s, Transcend's SDXC/SDHC UHS-I U3 cards provide the performance necessary to harness the full power of UHS U3-compliant digital recording equipment.

Cinema-Quality 4K Video Recording
Recently released by the SD Association, the Ultra High Speed Class 3 specification guarantees a minimum constant write speed of 30 MB/s to facilitate cinema-quality video recording. Transcend's SDXC UHS-I U3 and SDXC/SDHC UHS-I U3X "Extreme" cards, however, can achieve at least double this performance with blazing-fast write speeds of up to 60 MB/s and 85 MB/s respectively. When used with today's advanced camcorders, such as the Sony 4K Handycam FDR-AX100, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4, and Canon EOS C500 Cinema Camera, these cards ensure smooth 4K video capture in stunning color and clarity.

Kingmax Announces Upgraded PRO Extreme SDXC Cards

As panels, backlight modules, control chips and materials etc., invest into the market, the ultra-high definition 4K2K is gradually being accepted by consumers; especially now when prices are dropping, more and more people are considering owning a HD flat-screen TV. TVs nowadays are equipped with more and more mature multi-functions, and consumers are becoming more and more sophisticated about the video quality; consumers also love to play the videos they recorded on the big-screen to share their lives with their friends and families.

However, the sizes of high-resolution images and videos are also becoming bigger, and sometimes while recording, consumers are disappointed as they are unable to quickly and accurately capture an exciting instant due to slow writing speeds. For this reason, the speed of the KINGMAX PRO Extreme SDXC/SDHC memory card is significantly increased. The upgraded version is faster than the most advanced UHS-I Speed Class 3 specification, allowing photography enthusiasts to no longer have to worry about writing speed and instead just focus on adjusting the camera's iris and mode settings etc.; KINGMAX PRO Extreme SDXC/SDHC will quickly write down every precious image for you. The time it takes to copy the files onto other devices is reduced and you no longer have to wait patiently next to the device.

KINGMAX Introduces the PRO Extreme SDXC/SDHC Memory Cards

As panels, backlight modules, control chips and materials etc., invest into the market, the ultra-high definition 4K2K is gradually being accepted by consumers; especially now when prices are dropping, more and more people are considering owning a HD flat-screen TV. TVs nowadays are equipped with more and more mature multi-functions, and consumers are becoming more and more sophisticated about the video quality; consumers also love to play the videos they recorded on the big-screen to share their lives with their friends and families.

However, the sizes of high-resolution images and videos are also becoming bigger, and sometimes while recording, consumers are disappointed as they are unable to quickly and accurately capture an exciting instant due to slow writing speeds. For this reason, the speed of the KINGMAX PRO Extreme SDXC/SDHC memory card is significantly increased.

Silicon Power Presents the Latest Superior UHS-1 (U3) Flash Cards

With the increasing trend of 4K high quality video devices, SP/ Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today announces the new series of flash cards for 4K transmission - the Superior UHS-1 (U3) SDHC/SDXC flash cards. Since ultra high definition devices brought a new tendency of entertainment, more and more new gears in 2014 such as TV, camera and smart-phones have requested for high-resolution (4096*2160) recording and high-speed transfer rate of 30 MB/s. With the Superior UHS-1(U3) series, everyone can easily capture incredible high quality images and videos.

Adopting the latest specification of Ultra High-Speed Class 3 (UHS-1 (U3)), SP Superior UHS-1 (U3) series allows tremendous improvement in transfer speeds and makes it much easier to store high quality videos, digital photos and even the 3D games. With the use of Superior UHS-1 (U3) series, you can enjoy the lively 4K*2K images with high-definition quality.

Kingston Digital Introduces SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) Memory Cards

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its fastest addition to the Secure Digital product line. The new DHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) card (Kingston part #: SDA3/xxGB) allows professionals and consumers to capture 4K and other Ultra-HD video resolutions. The new card is available in 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB capacities.

The SD Association's latest specification, UHS-I U3 (Ultra High-Speed Bus, Speed Class 3), guarantees performance of at least 30 MB/s read and write, enough bandwidth to record and playback 4K video without interruption. Kingston's SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 card provides speeds of 90 MB/s read and 80 MB/s write, which is up to 9x faster (read) and up to 8x faster (write) than standard Class 10 SD cards. The faster speeds ensure the best video and photo integrity by reducing stutter as well as faster PC upload time especially when using USB 3.0 card readers.

Green House Releases New, Speedy SDXC Memory Cards

Green House has now rolled out a new line of high-speed SDXC memory cards, the GH-SDXCUA Series. These 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB cards make use of MLC Flash memory, they have an UHS-I rating and are capable of transfer speeds of up to 40/12 MB/s (read/write), 60/40 MB/s, and 78/50 MB/s, respectively.

The GH-SDXCUA Series SDXC cards are backed by a three-year warranty and cost 18,800 yen / ~ 188 USD (64 GB), 21,800 yen / ~ 218 USD (128 GB) and 49,800 yen / ~ 499 USD (256 GB).

Toshiba Announces USB 3.0 Flash Drives and Micro SD Memory Cards

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Toshiba Micro Secure Digital (micro SD) class 10 UHS-I Memory cards and Toshiba TransMemory USB 3.0 Flash Drive.

"Toshiba originally invented and have since perfected NAND flash memory technology, which both of these products utilize," said Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development of branded storage products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Both of these removable storage solutions offer industry-proven quality and reliability with leading speeds, performance and capacities."

Lexar Introduces Its New Professional Workflow Reader Solution

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the Lexar Professional Workflow Reader Solution, the only solution that transfers video and images from up to four memory cards at once using just one USB port. The solution includes a four-bay reader hub compatible with popular card formats, such as XQD, UDMA 7 CompactFlash (CF), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) Ultra High Speed-I (UHS-I), and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) UHS-I.

The Lexar Professional Workflow Reader Solution allows users to mix and match readers in the hub. The readers are sold separately so users can configure the hub into an ideal solution that meets their individual workflow needs:

Lexar Debuts High-Performance microSDXC 600x UHS-I Memory Card

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the 64 GB Lexar High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I card with read transfer speeds up to 600x (90 MB per second). Designed to enhance the mobile video capabilities of smartphones, tablets, and sports camcorders, the Class 10 microSDXC UHS-I card allows users to capture, store, play back, and transfer up to eight hours of 1080p full-HD video and thousands of photos and songs.

"Over the past decade, mobile technologies including smartphones, tablets, and action video cameras have become an integral part of everyday life - and new capabilities are continually being added to enhance these technologies. Mobile devices offer convenience for business and personal needs, as well as the ability to capture those special, every day moments," said Adam Kaufman, product marketing manager, Lexar. "The Lexar High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I card provides users with a premium mobile solution that allows them to spend less time offloading their increasingly large files and more time capturing those important moments while they're on the go."

Toshiba Announces New Hello Kitty Co-branded Memory Cards

Toshiba will release in mid-September the new product of SDHC memory card which designed popular character Sanrio Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to Sanrio), the Hello Kitty. This was the second of the product collaboration with Sanrio, I finish it in the original design of the limit which treated the face of Hello Kitty. In addition, it now supports the UHS Speed ??Class 1 in the UHS-I interface for high-speed SD speed class that guarantees 10MB / second or more data transfer speed of reading and writing at the time as "Class 10". In collaboration with Sanrio in the future, the Company has scheduled the release of memory products with various character was designed also to other than Hello Kitty.
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