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Panasonic Introduce New SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards with 80 MB/s Write Speed

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Panasonic is pleased to introduce new SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards with read and write speeds of up to 95 MB/s and 80 MB/s. The new Gold cards, compliant with the SD Memory Card Specification Ver.3.01 (UHS104), are the ideal media for digital SLR cameras which requires high-speed write performance. The new cards will be globally introduced in April, 2011 with 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB capacities.

With the highest-level writing speed of up to 80 MB/s, the new cards are perfect for high-speed consecutive shooting in HD quality with digital SLR cameras. When the new SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards are used with UHS-I supported digital still cameras, the number of consecutive shots will be increased to be twice of that of the current Gold models. The cards also allow for quick data transfer to a PC and can transfer data approx. 4 times faster than the current Gold SDW series.

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How many children to I have to sell to get a hold of one of these?
 
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with the price of these things im honestly surprised the camera manufacturers haven't come out with SSD based storage yet
 
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Cameras don't write that fast(yet), You only need the read speed(if you have a USB3 card reader).

See what I did there?
 

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Actually, the limiting factor in higher end DLSR cameras is the write speed of the medium while doing burst shots.

Might as well get an SD card that's capable of higher speeds than the camera can do rather than the other way around.