In a flurry of communications, SanDisk has announced the availability of several upgrades in its industry-leading memory card series.
The 4GB Ultra II Memory Stick PRO Duo card doubles the capacity of the previous card in the Ultra II line. The card’s minimum write speed is 9MB a second and minimum read speed of 10MB.
A series of additions to the Extreme III card line. Three in all, they include the the 8GB CompactFlash card, the 2GB SD card, and the 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo digital film card. Each card boasts minimum write and read speeds of 18MB a second and features the company’s Enhanced Super-Parallel Processing technology, which combines, among other things, NAND flash memory chips and 32-bit RISC processing. One other compelling feature is the company’s own RescuePRO software, which allows easy recovery of lost or deleted images or data.
Sandisk’s foldable SD card, aka USB-Flash Memory Combo Card, has gotten a boost to 2GB in size. This gem of a card has a write speed of up to 9MB a second and a read speed of up to 10MB a second.
Pricing and availability is as follows;
Ultra II Memory Stick PRO 512MB – 2GB DUO $59.99- $119.99 (Available Now)
Ultra II Memory Stick PRO 4GB $239.99 (Due out in March)
Extreme III CF 1 – 4GB $99.99 – $279.99 (Available Now) Extreme III CF 8GB $559.99 (Due out in March)
Extreme III Memory Stick 1 – 2GB $109.99- $209.99 (Available Now)
Extreme III Memory Stick 4GB $419.99 (Due out in March)
Extreme III SD 1GB $99.99 (Available Now)
Extreme III SD 2GB $199.99 (Due out in March)
SanDisk Ultra II SD Plus 512MB $69.9 (Available Now)
SanDisk Ultra II SD Plus 1GB $89.99 (Available Now)
SanDisk Ultra II SD Plus 2GB $134.99 (Due out in June)