In a decision inauspicious for XQD, SanDisk is skipping over the new memory card format for high-end cameras.
"At this time, SanDisk has chosen not to productize the XQD format," SanDisk spokeswoman Wendy Vlieks told CNET News late yesterday.
The ringing non-endorsement is particularly notable since SanDisk helped create the format in the first place.
The comment also means that XQD--developed by the CompactFlash Association (CFA) as a successor to CF cards--currently lacks support from the two top-tier flash card makers. The other, Lexar, was noncommittal about XQD last week: "As a leading CFA member, Lexar has … Read more