SanDisk Corporation, a leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-II card. The company claims that it is the world’s fastest SD memory card, and is based on the latest high performance SD specification.
The SanDisk Extreme Pro is optimized for the next generation of high-end DSLRs and pro video cameras that support the UHS-II standard. This card is capable of delivering the uncompromising results that professional photographers demand. Its fast write speeds of up to 250MB/s allows users to take high-resolution images, such as RAW and JPEG, in succession. In addition to industry-leading read and write speeds, the card offers the highest video performance available for sustained video capture of 30MB/s (U3), allowing capture of cinema-quality 4K, 3D and Full HD videos3.The SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II card is UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) enabled2, a new specification allowing for high-quality 4K video recording.
“Camera manufacturers are rapidly introducing camera models for both consumers and professionals that are capable of higher burst rates and 4K video capture. Accordingly, memory card technology must move at a similar pace to provide users with the substantial performance required to take full advantage of these features,” said Christopher Chute, research director, Worldwide Digital Imaging, IDC. “The higher levels of performance delivered by the new SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II card will help ensure that photographers, videographers and filmmakers are able to take advantage of the full capabilities of new professional-grade cameras.”
SanDisk Extreme PRO memory cards are tested for durability under extreme temperature conditions and backed by a lifetime limited warranty. The cards also include a one-year downloadable offer for RescuePRO Deluxe media recovery software which helps photographers recover their images in case of accidental deletion.
SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-II cards are available in 16GB to 64GB capacities carrying SRPs of INR 8300 to 26,900.
SanDisk has also announced the SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II Card Reader/Writer, which is designed to increase workflow efficiency. This compact reader/writer features a USB 3.0 interface, which is capable of transferring card content up to 500MB/s, 10 times faster than a USB 2.0 interface.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-II Card Reader/Writer is also available for preorder on www.sandisk.com now, with worldwide availability at SRP of INR 4700.