SanDisk announced a new SD card in India on the 1st of April ‘2014. This new SD card called SanDisk Extreme PRO offers fastest speeds of up to 250MB/s write speeds for continuous burst mode shooting and transfer speeds of up to 280MB/s, as per the company. Moreover, the card will also allow high-quality 4k video recording.
“The new SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II card shatters the existing barrier of UHS-I limitations, delivering speeds up to three times faster than current cards,” said Rajesh Gupta, India Country Manager, SanDisk.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO will come with a lifetime limited warranty and also include a one-year downloadable offer for RescuePRO® Deluxe media recovery software, through which photographers would be able to recover their images if deleted accidently.[useful_banner_manager banners=25 count=1]
This new SD card will be available in April and the cost of the 16GB and 64GB versions will be around Rs.8300 and Rs.26900 respectively. The company is also offering an Extreme Pro card reader/writer for Rs.4700 through preorder on its website. It will also be available in April.
According to SanDisk the new Extreme PRO is optimized for the next generation of high-end DSLRs and pro video cameras that support the UHS-II standard. Users will now be able to take RAW and JPEG images in succession due to the fast write speeds of the card. It will also offer the highest video performance available for sustained video capture of 30MB/s (U3), allowing capture of cinema-quality 4K, 3D and Full HD videos.
The SanDisk Extreme PRO card reader/writer will feature a USB 3.0 interface and support transfer speeds of up to 500MB/s.