SanDisk Corporation today introduced the fastest card in its Memory Stick product family: the SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo with read and write speeds of 30Mb per second. The card, available in June in 4Gb and 8Gb capacities, is ideal for professional photographers and advanced amateurs who use Sony digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras.
SanDisk and Sony jointly developed Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo as an extension of the existing Memory Stick PRO format, to offer faster read and write speeds for PRO-HG capable Sony digital SLRs, point-and-shoot cameras and digital camcorders.
SanDisk are unveiling the SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo at the PMA Australia 2008 Imaging Technology Show, where the company is exhibiting at Stand 401 in the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 30 to June 1.
“The SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo continues our tradition of delivering best-in-class performance in the SanDisk Extreme product line,” said Susan Park, director of consumer product marketing for SanDisk’s performance cards. “Our customers know SanDisk Extreme cards not only deliver cutting-edge read and write speeds, but are designed for durability – even under harsh conditions.”
SanDisk Extreme III cards are capable of functioning in extreme temperatures, from -13 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit or -25 to 85 degrees Celsius, and carry a lifetime warranty. The cards also come with RescuePro software for recovering deleted images.
SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo cards will be available worldwide in June. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the 4Gb card is $89.99 and for the 8Gb card is $149.99.
For more information, please visit the SanDisk website.