We're getting closer and closer to living in a world where 1TB memory
cards are commonplace. Just a few years ago, having a 1GB flash card in
your camera was a big deal. Now, even the simplest of cameras can
acquire a 1GB card for just a few dollars. The technology is advancing,
and larger capacity cards are growing easier to find, and cheaper to
Media is pushing the envelope even further by this week
shipping the industry's first 128GB Professional SDXC card, not to
mention a 64GB version for those who either don't need all of that space
yet or simple aren't willing to push their budget any further.
Both of the cards are available in B&H Photo and Video, and Adorama
Camera stores across the U.S, as well as on www.lexar.com, with prices
of $199.99 and $329.99 respectively. These cards are designed for speed.
Shooting HD video? They can handle it. Shooting continuous photos in
RAW? These have you covered. Also,
SDXC cards offer a Class 10 speed rating with a minimum guaranteed speed
133x, or 20MB per second, and each one ships with Image Rescue software
that can help you recover lost files should you be put in that awful
The Lexar Professional SDXC
cards include a limited lifetime warranty
and free, dedicated professional technical support, and they're shipping
now if you're willing to pay top-dollar for the biggest and fastest.
And now, we wait for the 256GB version to dwarf both of these.
Lexar Media Now Shipping the Industry’s First 128GB Professional SDXC Memory Card
128GB and 64GB SDXC Cards Enable Capture of High-Resolution Images and HD Video on Compatible Devices
Fremont, CA, March 15, 2011 – Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced it is now shipping the Lexar® Professional Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) 133x memory card in capacities of 128GB, an industry first, and 64GB. The Lexar Professional SDXC cards are available in B&H Photo and Video, and Adorama Camera stores across the U.S, as well as on www.lexar.com.
These large capacities make Lexar Professional 133x SDXC cards an excellent choice for shooting continuous, rapid-fire images and extended lengths of 1080p high-definition (HD) video on a single, high-performance solution. Also, the Professional SDXC cards offer a Class 10 speed rating with a minimum guaranteed speed of 133x, or 20MB per second, and accelerate professional workflow by quickly transferring high-resolution images and HD video from the memory card to the computer when paired with an SDXC-enabled card reader, such as the Lexar Multi-Card 24-in-1 USB Reader.
“We saw a demand for a professional card that would allow photographers to not only capture more high-resolution images and HD video, but to also take advantage of the full capabilities of their high-performance digital SLRs and camcorders,” said Pachi Chen-Wong, senior product marketing manager, Lexar Media. “With the new Lexar Professional SDXC cards, we developed a product that will enhance the professional photography workflow. With capacities of 64GB and 128GB, photographers can capture, store and transfer more images and HD video in one place than ever before.”
The Lexar Professional 133x SDXC memory cards include the latest version of award-winning Image Rescue® software to help recover lost or deleted photo and video files. All Lexar product designs are tested in the Lexar Quality Labs, a group of facilities where all Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 800 intended digital devices.
The Lexar Professional SDXC cards include a limited lifetime warranty and free, dedicated professional technical support. The 64GB and 128GB Lexar Professional SDXC memory cards are available now at B&H Photo and Video, Adorama Camera and on Lexar.com, with MSRPs of $199.99 and $329.99 respectively.