Most recent digital camera and imaging news items - RSSDigital camera and imaging news items - HTML

SanDisk goes Extreme with Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo

SanDisk introduces the fastest card in its Memory Stick product family: the SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo. The new card offers with read and write speeds of 30 megabytes per second, and is capable of functioning in extreme temperatures, from -13 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit or -25 to 85 degrees Celsius. SanDisk's new Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo cards will be available worldwide in June. The manufacturer's suggested retail price for the 4GB card is US $89.99 and for the 8GB card is US $149.99...

PRESS SUMMARY

All about the SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo cardsWith Read and Write Speeds of 30 Megabytes per Second, the New SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Optimizes Camera Performance

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 30 megabytes (MB)1 per second. The card, available in June in 4-gigabyte (GB)1 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 is 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 & 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.

Pricing and Availability

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 US $89.99 and for the 8GB card is US $149.99.

Additional information: All about the SanDisk Extreme III Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo cards
May 31, 2008
go to top of page