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Western Digital Launches World's Fastest 256GB microSD Card

Western Digital Corporation, a global storage technology and solutions leader, today introduced a new suite of 256 gigabyte (GB) microSD cards, which includes the new 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card - the fastest microSD card in its class. The new suite of cards also includes 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the first 256GB card optimized for mainstream consumers. The new additions deliver leading speed and capacity in a fingernail-sized card, giving smartphone, drone and action camera users the performance and capacity they need to capture professional-grade videos and photos without worrying about running out of space on their device.

"Our microSD cards are now at the center of many consumer devices, and we're excited to not only raise the bar with the launch of the world's fastest microSD card, but to also offer a family of 256GB microSD cards that give consumers the flexibility they need to capture life at its fullest," said Dinesh Bahal, vice president of SanDisk product marketing, Western Digital. "As a leading global storage provider with one of the most trusted flash brands, we take pride in transforming the way consumers capture, store and share their content."

Patriot Presents UHS-II Capable EP PRO-II SDXC and microSDXC

Patriot, a leading manufacturer of consumer flash storage solutions, computer memory, SSDs, gaming peripherals and mobile accessories, today announced the release of the EP PRO-II SD and microSDXC cards. Equipped with UHS-II connectors, UHS Speed Class 3 and Class 10, the EP PRO-II cards will provide users with top of the line transfer speeds as well as ample storage.

Patriot's fastest cards to come to market, the EP PRO-II SDXC and EP PRO-II microSDXC cards offer users unrivaled data transfer speeds. With maximum read speeds of up to 280MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 100MB/s the EP PRO-II cards will provide superior performance for professional videographers and photographers with advanced media devices such as the Panasonic Lumix GH4 and the Fujifilm X-T1. Available in 64GB to 512GB capacities in the EP PRO-II SDXC full card and 32GB to 128GB in the EP PRO-II microSDXC card, consumers will never miss a second due to a lack of storage space.

Integral Memory First in-store with Memory Busting 256GB MicroSD

Integral Memory is first to market with a 256GB microSD card that offers a double portion of memory for storage hungry mobile devices. Recent generations of smartphones and tablets, demand increased capacity to save high-resolution photographs and video as well as to accommodate increasing numbers of app installs and music downloads.

The arrival of the new generation of microSDXC cards is set to deliver twice the memory capacity and the fast speeds required to manage Full HD resolution files without the fear of 'maxing out'. Smartphones and tablets fitted with the new 256GB capacity memory card can now accommodate 31 hours of Full HD footage or an equivalent 43,288 photographs, allowing consumers to worry less about running out of memory and to enjoy their devices more.

Transcend Announces Industrial-grade SuperMLC microSD Cards

Transcend Information, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade flash and DRAM products, is proud to announce the release of its industrial-grade SuperMLC microSD cards. Positioned between its SLC and MLC NAND flash offerings, Transcend's exclusive SuperMLC technology features a cost-effective solution that offers performance close to that of SLC NAND flash. The newly-released SuperMLC microSD cards boast high-performance, exceptional endurance, and wide temperature tolerance (-40°C to 85°C) at affordable prices, ideal for industrial applications such as medical devices, surveillance systems, and POS terminals.

Combining the benefits of both Single-Level Cell (SLC) and Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND flash, Transcend has successfully developed SuperMLC technology by reprogramming the two bits per cell of MLC into one bit per cell, greatly boosting its performance. The transfer speed of Transcend's new UHS-I Class 1 SuperMLC microSD cards can reach up to 95MB/s, double the speed of MLC flash chips. Although total capacity is reduced, SuperMLC offers a good balance for industrial applications that demand quality that is comparable to SLC NAND flash at a cost-effective price.

SanDisk Unveils First microSD Card Verified in "Works with GoPro" Program

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the 128GB* SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC card, one of the first microSD cards to carry the Works with GoPro verification. The new, higher capacity SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC card is verified to deliver optimal performance and reliability when used with GoPro cameras, even under extreme conditions.

"We are proud to be one of the first companies to unveil a new offering that carries the Works with GoPro logo, as well as one of the first to have access to Works with GoPro verification tools," said Brian Pridgeon, director of retail product marketing, SanDisk. "We strive to deliver a great user experience that includes performance, reliability and the peace of mind that data is safely stored. The early testing and verification through this program further confirms our customers get the best possible user experience with their SanDisk cards and GoPro cameras."

Kingston Digital Releases New microSD for Action Cameras

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its microSD Action Camera UHS-I U3 (Speed Class 3) card. Its rugged performance and form factor make this microSD ideal for most action cameras including GoPro* and drones.

Featuring speeds of up to 90 MB/s read and 45 MB/s write, the new microSD Action Camera card captures life's every day adventures. The sustained performance allows outdoor enthusiasts to shoot in 4K or even 240 frames per second. It is available now in 16 GB and 32 GB capacities (64 GB ships next month) and can perform in any environment as it is waterproof, shock proof, X-ray proof and temperature proof. An optional SD card adapter lets users quickly and easily view footage on a PC, notebook or media reader.

Lexar Announces 200GB High-Performance 633x microSDXC UHS-I Card

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the new 200 GB Lexar High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I memory card. Designed for sports camcorders, tablets, and smartphones, the UHS-I, U1 microSDXC card has read transfer speeds up to 95 MB/s (633x) and can capture up to 17 hours of 4K and Full HD video; 33,000 photos; or 28,000 songs.

"Professional and everyday photographers are now more passionate about shooting high-quality video, on everything from digital SLRs to sports and aerial cameras," said Steffi Ho, product marketing manager, Lexar. "With the Lexar 200 GB microSDXC UHS-I card, photographers can continue to capture and store large amounts of content on the go, without having to worry about running out of space."

New SD Association Video Speed Class Supports 8K and Multi-File Video Recording

The SD Association (SDA), a global ecosystem of companies setting industry-leading memory card standards, today launched its fastest speed class, Video Speed Class, which also delivers real-time multi-file recording for many applications and supports the highest video resolutions and qualities available today. With Video Speed Class, 4K, 8K, 3D and 360 degree video recordings are now assured and accessible to consumers and professionals alike. Consumers will easily capture memories at their devices' best quality by following device manufacturer recommendations and matching the Video Speed Class mark on their device to an SD memory card with the same Video Speed Class mark. The new marks will appear on SDHC and SDXC UHS-I and UHS-II memory cards.

The new Video Speed Class maintains the tradition of ensuring guaranteed minimum performance levels as the familiar Speed Class and UHS Speed Class systems do today. Minimum speeds will range from 6MB to 90 MB per second. The fastest options, V60 and V90, support 8K resolution, while V6, V10 and V30 capture high-definition and 4K resolution. All speed classes guarantee minimum video recording speeds to ensure smooth video playback, so actual recording performance may be even faster.
"With Video Speed Class, SD device and memory card manufacturers can offer the highest-quality video recording to consumers and professionals that keep pace with the awesome video resolutions not only offered today, but anticipated tomorrow," said Brian Kumagai, president of the SDA. "New products leveraging the capabilities of Video Speed Class will be based on the high storage capacities offered by SDHC and SDXC memory cards."

SanDisk Launches Next-Gen microSD Card Featuring World's Fastest Transfer Rates

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the world's fastest microSD card. The SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card enables action camera, drone and smartphone users to offload huge video files at unprecedented speeds.

"Action cameras are now the fastest-growing segment in digital imaging and drones are becoming increasingly popular, creating an opportunity for people to capture more high-capacity, high-quality 4K Ultra HD content," said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. "We designed this card specifically to address consumers' needs for a faster solution when transferring massive files - and now, with nearly 3x the speed of our fastest microSD UHS-I card, this new offering dramatically reduces time spent transferring content."

ADATA Releases XPG and Premier Pro microSDHC and SDXC UHS-I U3 Cards

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of highperformance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today launched XPG and Premier Pro microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 cards in capacities ranging from 16GB to 64GB. XPG offerings remain true to the extreme nature of their branding with up to 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write, perfect for handling large video files rendered in Ultra HD 4K resolution. The Premier Pro models have been specially-tested for accelerometer applications such as dash recorders and motion cameras. All products employ high-grade MLC Flash and meet strict water, shock, X-ray, and static proofing requirements.

Each card delivers UHS-I U3 performance, which is currently the top-most definition provided by the SD Card Association, or SDA. XPG microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 models reach read speeds of 95MB/s and write speeds of 90MB/s, a considerable increase compared to previous-generation microSD performance.

Kingston Releases 512 GB SDXC Class 10 UHS-I Cards

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the addition of a 512GB capacity to its line of Class 10 UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards. The higher capacity card is ideal for DSLR cameras and HD camcorders as it allows users to record more video and shoot more high-density image files without running out of space.

In addition to storing thousands of photos and hours of video, the card provides speeds of 90MB/s read and 45MB/s write. These high speeds support photography in continuous and burst modes, and reduces stutter to ensure video integrity. Class 10 UHS-I SDHC/SDXC cards also allow users to shoot full 1080p HD video and 3D video as well as transfer files faster. In addition to the new 512GB capacity, this card is also available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

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."
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