Tag Archives: XQD memory card

What else is new? (XQD cards, patents, DxOMark test results)

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→ Lexar announced new XQD memory cards (prices: $616.99 for 128GB, $328.99 for 64GB and $177.99 for 32GB). → The Panasonic GX8 got tested by DxOMark. See the results here. → Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Micro Four Thirds lens tested at DxOMark. → Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro lens for Sony mount tested at DxOMark. […]

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Lexar announces new 32GB, 64GB XQD and 256GB SDXC memory cards

    Lexar announced 32GB, 64GB XQD and 256GB 600x SDXC UHS-I memory cards: Lexar 32GB and 64GB XQD cards: Lexar Professional XQD card offers a minimum guaranteed read transfer speed of 1100x (168 MB/s)* New XQD card leverages PCI Express technology to capture high-quality images, 1080p full-HD and 3D video, and up to 100 fames in […]

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SanDisk will not produce XQD memory cards, will support CFast 2.0

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In an interview at Photokina, SanDisk representative confirmed that the company has no plans to produce XQD memory cards, instead they will concentrate on developing memory cards based on the CFast 2.0 standard, which promises interface speed up to 600MB/sec.

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Is the XQD memory format dead already? (XQD 2.0 specification announced)

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Do you know what is missing from all of the leaked and official Photokina announcements so far? XQD memory cards. Not a single new camera with XQD support was announced. Not even the new, top of the line, Sony a99 and RX1 cameras. This is strange, considering that Sony was the first company to support the XQD standard. Currently […]

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CompactFlash Association announced XQD 2.0 specifications

CompactFlash Association announced version 2 of the XQD memory card specs which could provide transfer speeds of up to 1,000 MB/s:

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