Dubbed XQD, the medium was 1st announced by Sandisk, Sony and Nikon in November 2010. And once the the Compact Flash Association finalized the specifications last month, Sony XQD took the wraps off the world’s 1st Sony XQD cards these days.
Two versions of the cardboard are going to be offered, additionally to an Sony XQD compatible card reader (USB three.0) and an Express Card Adapter. Here are some details from Sony America:
QD-H16 card, 16 GB, $129.99
QD-H32 card, 32 GB, $229.99
Card Reader, MRW-E80, $44.99
ExpressCard Adapter, QDA-EX1, $44.99
Sony says that the cards boast information transfer rates of up to 1Gbps/125MB/s write and skim. Using the Sony XQD memory cards, Sony XQD compatible high-end DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera users will capture up to approximately one hundred frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode. additionally to outstanding high-speed information transfer capability, the new cards are highly reliable to guard users’ information and pictures. Sony is aiming to roll out the Sony XQD memory cards, the reader, and therefore the adapter next month.
Sony XQD Memory Cards