Samsung has unveiled its new flagship memory cards under the “Pro Ultimate” name to cater to an industry characterized by growing file sizes and vastly improved image and video quality.
The new high performance cards will be available in microSD is full SD form factors as the South Korean tech giant looks to put its products in the hands of a broad spectrum of makers, from those using traditional DSLR setups to modern drones and action cameras.
Improved energy efficiency thanks to the new 28-nanometer design also promises to allow these devices to last longer between charges, even despite the improved performance.
Samsung Pro Ultimate SD Cards
Samsung has confirmed that three capacities will be available in microSDXC and SDXC formats, including 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. The larger SD card will also be available in a smaller 64GB capacity.
Regardless of capacity, the company’s new memory cards promise “best-in-class” read speeds of up to 200MB/s and write speeds of up to 130MB/s, representing the best possible speeds from the UHS-I interface. THE. They also support 4K UHD and FHD video and V30.
Speaking about the high-resolution content that professional creators have to work with, Hangu Sohn, who leads Samsung’s Memory Brand Product Biz Team, said, “The new Samsung Pro Ultimate significantly strengthens those needs through advanced controller technologies and of multi-evidence protection.”
Those protections include water protection for up to 72 hours in two meters of water, a five-meter drop-proof design, protection for up to 10,000 shocks, X-ray and magnet protection, shock protection up to 1,500 kg and operating temperatures from -25°C to 85°C which should cover nearly most places imaginable on earth.
Pricing has also been confirmed for the range, with microSD cards available this month from £19.49 MSRP and regular SD cards from £15.99 from October. Both will also be available with a specially designed USB card reader to handle the improved performance, costing £24.99 (microSD) and £21.79 (SD).
Samsung could not confirm prices for other regions set individually on EliteViser Pro.