EXCLUSIVE: Toshiba Australia is set to launch the world’s fastest 32GB SD card in a move that could hurt the struggling SanDisk. Also in the range will be 8 and 16GB Toshiba SD cards.
According to sources the 32 GB card will retail initally for $349 in Australia.
The new SDHC UHS-I Cards are the world’s first memory cards compliant with SD 3.0, UHS104. Their launch in Australia will introduce a new level of ultra-fast read and write speeds to NAND flash based memory cards that are capable of maximum read speed of 95MB per sec, and a write speed of 80MB per sec.
The new microSDHC UHS-I Cards are the world’s first microSDHC memory cards compliant with SD 3.0, UHS50, and they also offer the world’s fastest read and write speeds in their class: a maximum read speed of 40MB per sec and a write speed of 20MB per sec.
Described as ideal for HD video or 3D camcorder shooting the new SD 3.0 specification delivers the fast data transfer rates essential for such applications as burst shooting with digital single lens reflex cameras and other advanced digital still cameras.
Samples of the new range has already ben shown to Australian retailers.