announced the launch of the world’s first 64GB SDXC
that is capable of operating at the world's fastest data transfer rate for
reading and writing to a flash memory card. The new card meets the
specifications of the new SD Memory Standard, Ver. 3.00, UHS104. In addition to
the new 64GB SDXC memory card, Toshiba also unveiled 32GB and 16GB SDHC
are also compliant with the world's fastest data transfer rate.
The SD Memory Card Standard Version 3.00, UHS104 offers a
maximum write speed of 35MB per second, and a read speed of 60MB per second.
The large storage capacities in combination with the faster data transfer rates
are designed for a wide range of consumer electronics applications such as
digital still cameras and digital camcorders that require high bandwidth data
communication. Thanks to these new cards, DSLRs
able to shoot longer continuous bursts in the highest quality RAW format. The
new cards will also make it possible to download a 2.4GB video in only 70
The SDXC card format is the next-generation standard that
was defined by the SD Association in January 2009. The standard applies to
cards with capacities ranging from 32GB to 2TB. The previous SDHC standard
applies only to cards with capacities from 2GB to 32GB.
Mass production for the new 64GB SDXC memory card from
Toshiba will start in the Spring of 2010. Mass production for the new 32GB and
16GB SDHC cards will also begin in Spring 2010.