Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announced it will expand its line of Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) memory cards with the introduction of three new Kingston 8GB cards available in Class 2, 4 and 6 speed ratings as well as two new Kingston 4GB SDHC cards in Class 4 and 6 speeds, to maximize the performance of today's higher resolution imaging devices, that include digital cameras, camcorders, PDAs, MP3 players and more. "Today's higher resolution image devices require larger memory card capacity and faster Data Transfer Rate (DTR) to maximize overall performance," said Jean Wong, Flash product manager, Kingston.
Lexar, a leader in advanced digital media and accessories, today expanded its professional product line with the introduction of a 133x speed-rated Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) flash memory card designed for professional and high-end amateur photographers who demand the freedom and flexibility to quickly capture a large number of high-resolution images with SDHC-enabled digital cameras. Delivering a minimum sustained write speed capability of 20MB per second, Lexar Professional SDHC cards allow photographers to capture more images while spending less time changing memory cards. Lexar Professional SDHC cards will be available in March.
Kingston, announced the release of 2GB microSD Flash memory cards. The capacity boost of the tiny microSD form factor will be welcomed by consumers needing more space to store and transport mobile content on sleeker multifunction mobile phones. “With our new 2GB microSD cards, consumers now have more room to store and share music, video and data files between their mobile phones and other digital devices,” said Jean Wong, Flash memory product manager, Kingston. “The ultra-small size microSD cards consume little power, helping preserve battery life and when using the 2GB microSD card with our full-size SD adapter, the card becomes even more versatile,” added Wong.
SanDisk introduced Cruzer Contour, a USB flash drive with the elegant look and feel of a fine fountain pen or wristwatch. The elegance extends inside Cruzer Contour, with state-of-the-art engineering, support for Windows ReadyBoost, and, a generous gallery of pre-installed U3 software applications. Cruzer Contour was unveiled during the CES 2007 show, where SanDisk is demonstrating products in the Las Vegas Convention Center. What especially sets apart Cruzer Contour, with its glossy black top and silver metallic body, is the drive’s unique sliding USB connector. Using your thumb to slide the top of Cruzer Contour back and forth brings out or hides the connector, there’s no visible switch, and no cap to lose.
SanDisk introduced the microSD Multi SD Kit, bringing together in one package a microSD flash card with a miniSD adapter and a standard SD adapter, at the 3GSM World Conference 2007, where SanDisk is demonstrating products in booths 7C62 and 8C74. The SanDisk microSD Multi SD Kit removes confusion for consumers and retailers in selecting the correct card for a mobile phone, because the kit supports all mobile phones with SD-based card slots. According to SanDisk research, 87 percent of the latest mobile phone models with card slots are designed for either microSD, miniSD or standard SD. The SanDisk microSD Multi SD Kit comes in three capacities: 512 MB, 1GB and 2GB.