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Sony India on Tuesday has launched two new Ultra High Speed SD cards for photographers and videographers in its new UZ Series. The UZ Series of SD cards are available in 32GB (SDHC) and 64GB (SDXC) storage capacities, priced at Rs. 5,339 and Rs. 9,942 respectively. Sony has announced that both the cards are already available across all Sony Center outlets and major electronic stores across India.
The new ultra high speed SD cards come with data transfer speeds of 95MB per second (read) and 90MB per second (write). It also comes with UHS-1 Speed Class 3 rating, which according to Sony will result in fast data transfer speed, quality images captured and ‘smooth 4K recordings as well as minimal buffering when capturing still images in Burst, multi-frame or panoramic modes.’
The cards also include Sony’s File Rescue software, which according to company is the first in the world to support 3D movies and photos. It allows users to recover previously deleted data too. Sony also claims that the UZ Series of SD cards are protected with moulded resin, making them ‘remarkably durable, shockproof and resilient to extreme temperatures.’
In May, SanDisk launched its Ultra microSDXC UHS-1 128GB memory card in India at Rs. 9,999, which was first introduced during MWC. The company had also claimed that it is the world’s “highest capacity microSDXC memory card” with 128GB storage and is said to be designed for Android-powered smartphones and tablets.
The new 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I memory card can, according SanDisk, store up to 16 hours of full-HD videos, a total of 7,500 songs, 3200 images and over 125 apps. Further, the company details that the new cards can read data at speeds up to 30MB/s for quick file transfer, apart from being waterproof and temperature proof.