Toshiba Announces Exceria UHS-I U3 SD Cards for 4K Video

Toshiba Exceria UHS-I U3 SD Card

Toshiba has announced a new line of Exceria SD cards, which are currently available in sizes up to 64GB – with a 128GB model coming in January 2015. The new cards are UHS-I Speed Class 3 cards, which means they provide a minimum write speed of 30MB/s and are capable of recording 4K video on many current 4K cameras.

The new cards also provide read speeds up to 95MB/s and write speeds up to 60MB/s.

Several sizes are available – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB – and range from $59.99 up to $179.99. Check them out here on Amazon.com.

SanDisk 32GB Extreme SDHC Card for $23.99 – Deal Alert

SanDisk 32GB Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card

B&H has the SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC card for $23.99 (reg. $35.95) in limited quantity with free shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

These cards have a max read/write speed of 45MB/s and are UHS-I Class 10 cards for a 10MB/s minimum sustained write speed that will accommodate HD video capture. For more info on SD card specifications and usage type, see my prior post Demystifying SD Cards.