Sony has introduced its high-speed XQD memory cards, which are designed to support the recently adopted XQD specifications for high-speed, high-performance digital image capture.
When using these cards, XQD compatible high-end DSLR camera users will be able to capture up to 100 frames in RAW format, while in continuous shooting mode. Sony also says that these cards are highly reliable when it comes to protecting users' data and images.
Additionally, these cards are able to achieve stable continuous shooting of RAW images, and speedy data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps/125MB per second write and read, through the PCIe interface, a computer expansion card standard for serial interfaces.
16 GB (US$129.99), and 32 GB (US$229.99) versions of the card will be available.
Sony has also welcomed the USB 2.0/3.0 compatible XQD card reader (US$44.99), as well as the ExpressCard Adapter (US$44.99), which can be used on computers that have an ExpressCard 34 card slot.
All of these products are expected to be released in February.