Lexar recently announced two new lines of SD cards featuring the new UHS-II bus with read transfer speeds up to 300MB/s. Lexar is marketing the two lines as 2000x and 1000x models. [Read more...]
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 has announced an Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I U3 memory card in a massive 512GB capacity. The new card delivers max write speeds up to 90MB/s and transfer speeds up to 95MB/s. The U3 Speed Class 3 rating means that it will deliver a minimum write speed of 30MB/s, which is required for 4K video capture in cameras like the new Panasonic GH4.
The SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-I U3 SDXC 512GB card retails for $799.95. The Extreme Pro U3 series is also available in 128GB and 256GB capacities, priced at $189.95 and $359.95, respectively. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has a PNY Elite Performance 128GB Class 10 UHS-I SDXC card for $69.95 with free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Wondering which SD card you need for your camera? Check out my resource article: Demystifying SD Cards.