Toshiba to Launch World’s Fastest SDHC Memory Card and First microSDHC UHS-1 Cards

3rd September 2010
ES Admin
Toshiba announced the launch of a line-up of 8GB 16GB and 32GB SDHC UHS-I cards compliant with the SD Memory Card Standard Ver. 3.0 (SD 3.0), UHS 104. The new cards offer the world’s fastest [1] SDHC data read and write speeds [2]. Toshiba also extended its industry leadership in memory card solutions by unveiling the world’s first microSDHC UHS-I cards delivering 4GB, 8GB and16GB capacities. Mass production of the new SDHC UHS-I cards and sample shipments of the new microSDHC UHS-I cards will start this November.
The new SDHC UHS-I memory cards are the world’s first memory cards fully compliant with SD 3.0, UHS104. With a maximum read speed of 95MB per second and a write speed of 80MB per second, the products introduce a new level of ultra-fast read and write speeds to NAND flash based memory cards.

Toshiba’s new microSDHC UHS-I products are the world’s first microSDHC memory cards compliant with SD 3.0, UHS50. They too offer the world’s fastest read and write speeds in their class: a maximum read speed of 40MB per second and a write speed of 20MB per second.

The specifications of the new cards combine increased data capacity with the fast data transfer rates essential for applications such as high speed continuous shooting of digital still cameras, recording high resolution videos, and high speed transfers of data to and from other media.

The high level specifications and wide range of cards announced by Toshiba will support developers in bringing exciting applications to future generations of consumer products. By further enhancing its SD memory card line-ups with products offering larger capacities and higher data transfer speeds, Toshiba will continue to meet market demand, and to lead the NAND flash memory market.

The expanded new card series will be featured at IFA 2010, in Berlin, Germany from September 3, and PHOTOKINA 2010, in Koln, Germany.

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