New SD memory card at speeds of 300 Mb / s

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Organization of SD Association announced a new design of memory cards with two rows of contacts. It will become part of the specification SD 4.0. While this design cards is under development, it will apply for SDHC cards and SDXC, as well as microSDHC and microSDXC. The new cards will be able to work much faster than their predecessors and provide data transmission at speeds up to 300 MB per second. It is worth noting that the new standard is backwards compatible, but the size of memory card does not change.

Issue SD 4.0 specification is expected early next year. Apparently, soon after that will appear and a new type of memory card. They find use in portable devices used by custom electronics - digital cameras, media players, tablet, communicators and smartphones, and so on. These capacious cards, in particular, SDXC, ideal for storing large amounts of multimedia files, including music, videos and photos.