Last Updated on March 2, 2017 by PixelPluck
World’s Fastest SD card Launched by Sony for DSLR Camera
The technology is evolving faster than you can adopt and adapt to the latest available tech. Sony launched the SF-G series SD cards which will offer read and write speeds up to 399MB/S and 299MB/s respectively. This card can be used by high speed DSLR cameras as well as other devices. The SF-G SD card by Sony is currently the fastest card available in market. World’s Fastest SD card Launched by Sony for DSLR Camera and SD card compatible devices.
As more and more DSLR cameras come with 4k recording and faster burst rates, these super fast SD cards will become mainstream. The prices will drop as it evolves. Sony SF-G cards are shock proof, waterproof, temperature resistant, and X-ray proof, according to Sony, and will be available in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB variations. It’s pricing has not been announced as of now. It will support UHS-II interface for maximum performance and will also compatible with UHS-I devices.
Sony states that they crafted the SF-G specifically for digital photographers. Romain Rousseau, European Product Marketing Manager for Sony explained in a statement:
“As the continuous shooting of higher-resolution images and adoption of 4K video with DSLR and mirrorless camera increases, the inherent need for larger, faster and more reliable cards becomes apparent. Thanks to the SF-G series, we continue to show our commitment to providing a full range of extremely high performance media devices to professional photographers and enthusiasts, maximising their camera performances.”
The fastest SD card lines before this announcement was SanDisk’s Extreme PRO UHS-II series & Lexar’s Professional 2000x UHS-II series. They can achieve read speeds of 300 MB/s and write speeds of 260 MB/s. For a user with mid level DSLR camera the best-selling 32GB SanDisk Ultra Class 10 SDHC UHS-I is more than enough which tops out at 80 MB/s for read and write speeds.
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