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Sony Unveils Industry's Fastest Memory Cards With New XQD S Series

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Sony's newest memory cards supporting the XQD specification are the fastest ever developed, with read and write speeds of 168 MB/s. The new "S Series" is perfect for professional photography applications where high performance and blazing fast image capture are critical, such as sports and live events.

Sony's S Series cards are based on the XQD memory card specification, which the CompactFlash Association approved and licensed as an open format. A unique controller and optimized flash memory enables high-speed data processing, resulting in faster write speed and performance that surpass the maximum interface speed of CF cards (167 MB/s). Transfer speeds may vary and are dependent on the host device.

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with Sandisk and Lexar pulling out of this standard, this format might die in another 3 years when D4 will go out of production.
 
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Would be sweet if next Gen consoles use something like this. I do photography and I don't know any camera that could Max these out. Sure hope we can come up with one that can :)
 
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"black magic designs" has a video camera that stores to ssd's... why is there not a camera that can do the same?.
 
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with Sandisk and Lexar pulling out of this standard, this format might die in another 3 years when D4 will go out of production.
Flash memory isn't going anywhere.
 
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