Lexar Introduces High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and microSDXC UHS-I Memory Cards for Mobile Devices

by JamesNYCSeptember 18. 2012 05:53

Today Lexar announced the digital imaging industry’s first 256GB SDXC UHS-I memory card. The card enables 400x minimum guaranteed sustained read transfer speed and is designed for capturing, storing, and transferring high-res images and 1080p Full-HD and 3D video.

The card leverages Micron’s 128Gb, 20nm NAND flash memory process technology, and adheres to the SD 3.0 spec to reliably address the workflow needs of professional photographers and videographers.

New 32GB microSDHC and 64GB microSDXC Cards Empower Mobile Users to Quickly Capture, Play Back, and Transfer Photos, Songs, and 1080p Full-HD and 3D Videos

 

  

Fremont, CA, September 18, 2012 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today introduced the Lexar® High-Performance microSDHC™ UHS-I and microSDXC™ UHS-I memory cards for smartphones, tablets, and sports camcorders. The UHS-I cards carry a Class 10 speed classification, and deliver read transfer speeds up to 300x (45MB per second),* allowing users to quickly capture, store, play back, and transfer their favorite media files, including 1080p full-HD and 3D video. 

Designed for adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies, these cards enable outdoor enthusiasts to capture up to eight hours of their greatest moments in HD and share it with friends faster. Users can also store up to 24,800 photos or 14,200 songs,** and when paired with the included USB 3.0 reader, get fast transfer rates from their memory card to their PC or Mac® computer.

“Mobile devices are increasingly being used to capture all of life’s important moments, and the expectation to capture high-quality video is becoming the norm, so people need a reliable and efficient way to store and manage this content,” said Manisha Sharma, director of product marketing, Lexar. “High-capacity, high-speed storage solutions like the Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and microSDXC UHS-I cards give people the right mix of capacities and transfer speeds to let them record these events and relive them later, quickly and easily.”

“The design of our new 64GB microSDXC card was made possible by utilizing Micron’s newest, 64Gbit, 20nm process technology NAND flash memory. Together with creative die-stacking techniques and uniquely engineered firmware in our UHS-I capable controller, Lexar was able to design and produce this product at the 300x performance level to meet the needs of our customers. Our total High-Performance retail solution – which includes an ultra-compact USB 3.0 microSD high-speed reader – achieves an optimal blend of price and performance demanded by our retail customers that focus on video capture and quick file offloading to a PC and the Internet,” said Wes Brewer, vice president, products and technology for Lexar.

Lexar works with major mobile device manufacturers to ensure cards are compatible with their solutions. Furthermore, Lexar memory card designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labsto ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 800 digital devices. The 32GB High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and 64GB High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I memory cards come with a limited lifetime warranty, and the included USB 3.0 reader comes with a one-year limited warranty.

Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and microSDXC UHS-I memory cards will be available for purchase in November with MSRPs of $69.99 (32GB) and $139.99 (64GB) from Lexar.com and leading e-tail outlets worldwide. For additional information about Lexar mobile memory solutions, visit www.lexar.com.

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