Transcend 64GB Speed Class 3 SDXC Card for $29.99 – Deal Alert

Transcend 64GB SDXC Speed Class 3

Amazon has the Transcend 64GB SDXC UHS-I Speed Class  3 card for $29.99 (reg. $54.99) today. Also, the 128GB version is just $69.99 today as well.

This card can capture 4K video on new cameras like the Panasonic GH4 and LX100 thanks to the UHS-I Speed Class 3 rating. Check out Transcend deals here on Amazon.com.

If you are using more of a consumer grade camera and don’t need the speed of the Speed Class 3 cards above, check out the basic Transcend 32GB card for $12.99 here on Amazon.com.

Check out more deals on the Green Monday Camera Deals page.

SanDisk 32GB Extreme Speed Class 3 4K-Ready Card for $19 – Deal Alert

SanDisk 32GB UHS-I U3 Speed Class 3 SDHC Memory Card

B&H has the SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I Speed Class 3 SDHC memory card for $19.49 (reg. $28.49) as a Cyber Monday deal in limited quantity. This card can capture 4K video on new cameras like the Panasonic GH4 and LX100 thanks to the UHS-I Speed Class 3 rating. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.

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 Announces 4K-Capable 64GB Extreme PRO microSD Card

SanDisk Extreme Pro microSD U3

SanDisk has announced a new line of Extreme PRO microSD cards with transfer speeds up to 95MB/s.

The card has a UHS-I bus and Speed Class 3 rating, which has been the minimum rating for 4K video capture in many recent 4K-capable cameras. The U3 rating means that the cards will deliver a minimum sustained write speed of 30MB/s.

The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSD UHS-I card is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and ranges in price from $79.99 to $299.99. Watch for them here at B&H Photo.

SanDisk’s New Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Cards are World’s Fastest SD Cards

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SanDisk has released new UHS-II SD cards with write speeds up to 250MB/s and read speeds up to 280MB/s. This new line gets its major speed boost from the UHS-II bus interface. Most SD-compatible cameras currently on the market support UHS-I, at best; however, we are just starting to see new cameras with UHS-II support (like the Fuji X-T1).

The new UHS-II bus interface offers the ability to build cards with up to 312MB/s transfer speeds, which is a big jump from the maximum theoretical speeds on the UHS-I interface at 104MB/s. [Read more...]