The pro-oriented SD cards reach new speeds for Lexar's line. Also revealed at CES: Lexar boasts the first 128GB SD card with a fast UHS-I interface.
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.
A modernized dual-slot reader for CompactFlash and Secure Digital cards comes with a higher-speed USB 3.0 interface and support for new SD card designs.
Lexar announced that it now ships the first 128GB SDXC memory card with speed of up to 133x (20MBps). It costs $330.
Pentax has released new firmware to its K-x and K-7 DSLR cameras. The firmware updates, v1.02 for the K-x, and v1.11 for the K-7, add support for SDXC memory cards.
The memory card specialist takes advantage of the new flash card memory format's capacity in a new professional-oriented SDXC card.
The flash memory card maker announces a 64GB Class 10 product--but no price. Don't expect it to be cheap: Panasonic and Kingston's competing cards cost $500.
SanDisk has announced it will ship the highest capacity microSDHC card alongside its first foray into SDXC cards.
The company takes advantage of the format's higher capacity, but keeps it slow in order to keep it (relatively) cheap.
Panasonic has been proudly showing off the sliding faces and SDXC card slots of the Lumix DMC-FP1, FP2 and FP3 digital cameras