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XQD

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Lexar announces its first XQD memory cards

Photographers using the newer high-end flash memory format now have another supplier besides Sony for the cards. Also: a big, fast SDXC card for a big, fat price.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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Lexar to sell XQD flash memory cards

The high-end but nascent memory card format gets a big boost from one of the major manufacturers of flash cards. Also: a fix is in for Lexar's USB 3.0 reader on new Macs.

By Jul. 11, 2012

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SanDisk on new XQD memory card format: 'Meh'

The top two flash-memory card makers are letting Sony handle the market for the new high-end XQD format--at least for now.

By Jan. 13, 2012

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CompactFlash memory card sequel is done: XQD

Using the PCI Express interface, the new memory cards will be able to reach sustained write speeds starting at 125 megabytes per second.

By Dec. 7, 2011

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Sony launches first XQD cards. Step aside, CompactFlash

The 16GB and 32GB cards read and write at 125MBps and can handle 100-photo bursts from Nikon's new D4 SLR.

By Jan. 6, 2012

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CFast 2.0 splits high-end flash card market

Sony and Nikon brought XQD to market last year for higher-end cameras. This week, Canon and Phase One backed a rival memory card format, CFast 2.0. SD Card will mop up the mess.

By Sep. 20, 2012

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Lexar joins CFast 2.0 party with 3333X flash-memory card

The flash card maker now supports both of the new high-end flash card formats. Its CFast 2.0 cards reach 256GB capacity, and it's got a card reader, too.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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SD Card: Too bad this format won the flash-card wars

commentary The flash memory technology is inexpensive and ubiquitous, but it's also physically feeble. As it spreads up-market, pros and enthusiasts are stuck with its shortcomings.

By Nov. 27, 2013

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Lexar pushes CompactFlash speeds with 1000X cards

The new top-shelf cards can read data at 150MB per second--but brace yourself for top-shelf prices. A 32GB model costs $300.

By Jan. 5, 2012

Editors' Take

Sony Handycam FDR-AX1

The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.

By Sep. 4, 2013