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Lexar announces new 256GB SDXC Memory Card

 

Earlier today, Lexar has announced a whopping 256GB Class 10 SDXC memory card will be available in October for anxious photographers and videographers everywhere.

The Lexar Professional 400x 256GB card leverages the SD 3.0 specs and also makes use of Micron’s 128Gb, 20nm NAND flash memory process technology so shooting those 1080P Full HD videos and burst shooting of stills will have a minimum guaranteed sustained read transfer speed of 60MB per second.

Professional photographers and videographers are being tapped to capture more HD video, in addition to still photos, when out on assignment. These new demands often leave them with less time and resources to shoot,” said Manisha Sharma, director of product marketing, Lexar. “High-performance, high-capacity cards like this one enables these photographers to gain back time normally wasted on changing cards or transferring images.

Lexar also recommends pairing the memory card with their USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader for super speedy transfers.

The Lexar 400x 256GB SDXC memory card will be available in October with a MSRP of $899.99 USD.

 Lexar

Press Release »

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lexar, a leading
global brand of flash memory products, today introduced the industry’s
first 256GB Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC(TM)) UHS-I memory
card, the Lexar(R) Professional 400x SDXC UHS-I card. The Class 10 card
leverages the SD 3.0 specification to dramatically accelerate workflow
and allows photographers to capture, store, and transfer a large number
of high-quality photos and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD and 3D
video with a minimum guaranteed sustained read transfer speed of 60MB
per second.* When paired with a compatible card reader, such as the
Lexar(R) Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader, the Professional 400x
SDXC card quickly and reliably transfers images and video from the
memory card to the computer.

“Professional photographers and videographers are being tapped to
capture more HD video, in addition to still photos, when out on
assignment. These new demands often leave them with less time and
resources to shoot,” said Manisha Sharma, director of product
marketing, Lexar. “High-performance, high-capacity cards like this one
enables these photographers to gain back time normally wasted on
changing cards or transferring images.”

“By utilizing Micron’s industry-leading, 128Gb, 20nm NAND flash memory
process technology, Lexar is the first to market a 256GB SDXC card,”
said Wes Brewer, vice president, products and technology for Lexar.
“Using a combination of creative die-stacking techniques and uniquely
engineered firmware in our UHS-I capable controller, we were able to
design and produce this product sooner than our competition. With the
introduction of this product, we have achieved the optimal blend of
price and performance desired by our retail and non-retail customers.”

The Lexar Professional 400x 256GB SDXC UHS-I card includes a free copy
of the latest version of award-winning Image Rescue(R) 4 software to
help with the recovery of lost or deleted photo and video files, even
if they’ve been erased or the card has been corrupted.** All Lexar
memory card designs are tested in the Lexar Quality Labs to ensure
performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 800
digital cameras and memory card devices. The Professional 400x SDXC
UHS-I card comes with a limited lifetime warranty and free dedicated
professional technical support.

The Lexar Professional 400x 256GB SDXC UHS-I card will be available in
October for purchase with an MSRP of $899.99 from Lexar.com and leading
retail and e-tail outlets worldwide. For additional information about
Lexar Professional products, visit www.lexar.com.

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