News tagged with "sandisk"
Pre-PMA 2004: SanDisk has today introduced the first 4GB CompactFlash card that can be used in any CompactFlash digital camera or device. The 4GB SanDisk CompactFlash card features a features a three-position switch that allows it to operate in cameras that use either FAT16 or FAT32, it can switch between either a single 4GB (FAT32) volume or two separate 2GB (FAT16) volumes. It is the only CompactFlash card of its capacity and compatibility level that is available in the popular Type I format and fits into any CompactFlash slot.
Pre-PMA 2004: SanDisk has today announced a new line of inexpensive flash memory cards designed to allow users to save their pictures indefinitely without using a computer for downloading, thus giving millions of consumers a major incentive to switch from film to digital photography and providing them with a durable, permanent way to store a lifetime of images. With an initial suggested retail price of $14.99 each-a breakthrough in the industry-the Shoot & Store cards are expected to allow people to order prints on a "cost-of-use" basis that is equal to or less than that of traditional analog film. And they won't have to worry about leaving expensive flash memory cards with retail photo finishers.
Pre-PMA 2004: SanDisk has today announced the addition of the 128MB Memory Stick® PRO, and 128MB Memory Stick PRO Duo cards to its product line. SanDisk now offers the industry's broadest range of Memory Stick PRO and PRO Duo cards with capacities that range from 128MB to 2GB and 128MB to 512MB respectively. Memory Stick PRO cards are expected to be available this month with list prices from $59.99 to $999.99. Memory Stick PRO Duo cards are expected to be available Q2 2004 at a list price of $64.99 and $224.99 for the 128MB and 512MB capacities respectively.
Pre-PMA 2004: SanDisk has today introduced the SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Ultra II versions of Memory Stick PRO, a new line of premium, high-performance digital film cards targeted at advanced and professional photographers. Similar to the Extreme and Ultra II CompactFlash and SD product families introduced earlier by SanDisk, the two new Memory Stick PRO cards deliver a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes (MB) per second and minimum read speed of 10MB a second, making them the fastest Memory Stick PRO cards in the world. The cards, which will start shipping at the end of this month, 256MB to 1GB and priced from $119.99 to $679.99
Pre-PMA 2004: SanDisk has today introduced the 2 gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Ultra II CompactFlash® cards, the largest capacities available for its comprehensive line of high-performance CompactFlash cards for digital photographers. SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Ultra II cards are targeted primarily at the professional digital camera and 'prosumer' market where 4 megapixel or higher resolution digital cameras require significantly faster digital film cards. Each card features a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) and a minimum read speed of 10MB/sec.
SanDisk has recently announced that they have started shipping their 1GB Secure Digital (SD) flash card. Although it has slipped its expected date, it is still the first production 1GB card. Jointly developed with Sharp, it contains a unique stackable packaging technology which has both a low-cost and high-yield so that it can be competitively-priced. It is available immediately with a suggested retail price of $499.99
CES 2004: SanDisk has today announced the largest capacity Memory Stick to date, the new 2 GB Memory Stick Pro. This new capacity joins SanDisk's existing line of Memory Stick Pro cards which range from 256 MB to the new 2 GB and with the addition of a new range of Memory Stick Pro DUO cards are now available in a rather fetching semi-transparent blue color. "SanDisk Memory Stick PRO cards are expected to be available in February 2004 with capacities that range from 256MB to 2GB and suggested list prices from $100 to $1,000."
SanDisk has today also announced updated versions of its SanDisk Ultra(TM) II line of high-performance CompactFlash and SD cards. The cards now deliver a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) and a minimum read speed of 10MB/sec. The new Ultra II CF card will initially be available in 256MB, 512MB and 1GB. The 256 and 512MB cards started shipping this month while the 1GB cards will be released in the next thirty days. The Ultra II SD cards will be available in 256MB and 512MB capacities in October and November, respectively.
SanDisk has today announced updated versions of its SanDisk Extreme(TM) line of high-performance CompactFlash and SD cards. The cards now deliver a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) and a minimum read speed of 10MB/sec. They have also been improved for use in extreme conditions, they will operate from well below freezing (minus 13 degrees F/minus 25 degrees C) to near boiling (185 degrees F/85 degrees C), and each card is ruggedized with a layer of heavy duty RTV silicone to withstand 3000 G-forces.
CeBIT 2003: SanDisk also yesterday announced an addition to its standard MMC card range in 128MB size. The new card, which also can be used in most portable devices that have a slot for SD memory cards, is the top MultiMediaCard capacity offered in the industry. SanDisk also sells 32 and 64MB MultiMediaCards. The 128MB MultiMediaCard has a suggested retail price of $74.99 and will start shipping to retail stores later this month.
CeBIT 2003: SanDisk also yesterday announced additions to its standard SD card range in 512MB and 1GB sizes which use one gigabit NAND flash memory chips, based on multi-level cell (MLC) technology. MLC allows two bits of data to be stored in one memory cell, doubling memory capacity. The 512MB and 1GB SanDisk SD cards have suggested retail prices of $169.99 and $329.99 respectively. The 512MB SD card is expected to be available in the second quarter while the 1GB SD card is expected to be available in the third quarter.
CeBIT 2003: SanDisk has today announced their ImageMate card readers for a variety of popular flash memory cards. The four new ImageMate models, all with hi-speed USB 2.0 connectivity, are available for CompactFlash® Type I and Type II cards along with the IBM MicroDrive cards, SD and MultiMediaCards, SmartMedia and the xD-Picture Card and Memory Stick® and Memory Stick PRO. The latter model is the first card reader in the industry for both the Memory Stick and the Memory Stick PRO. The new single slot readers have a suggested retail price of $19.99 except for the SmartMedia/xD model that is priced at $24.99.
CeBIT 2003: SanDisk has today announced a 4GB CompactFlash Card, the highest capacity CF Type I card available. The 4GB CompactFlash card has a suggested retail price of $999.99 and is expected to start shipping this summer. Chris Chute, a senior analyst at the IDC market research firm, said, "This new SanDisk card will be an especially compelling product for professional photographers who need all the storage capacity they can get to store their many images."
CeBIT 2003: SanDisk has today announced the SanDisk miniSD which joins the MemoryStick Duo and XD card at this small form factor. The miniSD card was recently adopted by the SD Association as an ultra-small form factor extension to the SD card standard. SanDisk will offer the new format in capacities between 16-256MB. It is expected to ship in 2003 and will be around the same price as an SD card of the same capacity.
PMA 2003: SanDisk has today announced new additions to its Ultra(TM) line of high-performance cards, a 1.0 GB CF and a 512 MB Secure Digital. The new Ultra CompactFlash cards have write speed of up to 6MB/sec and read speed of 9MB/sec., which is approximately twice the speed of SanDisk's current Ultra line. The Ultra line now also includes SD cards for the first time. These have a sustained write speed of up to 2.5MB/sec., which again is more than twice the speed of current SD cards. Both are expected to start shipping in Q2 2003.
PMA 2003: SanDisk has today announced SanDisk Extreme(TM), a line of high-performance CompactFlash and SD cards. Extreme CompactFlash have write speed of up to 6MB/sec, and will initially ship in capacities of 256, 512MB and 1 gigabyte, with street prices of $99, $189 and $379 respectively. Extreme SD cards have write speeds of up to 2.5MB/sec, and will be available in 256 and 512MB capacities with a street price $109 and $219 respectively. Both card formats are expected to start shipping in Q2 2003.
2003: SanDisk has announced it will be producing its own Memory Stick
Pro media in 256 MB, 512 MB and 1 GB capacities. "SanDisk has invested
its expertise and intellectual property in its partnership with Sony to
make the Memory Stick PRO a reality," said Nelson Chan, senior vice
president and general manager of SanDisk's Retail Business Unit. "We
believe that the key features of the Memory Stick Pro card-high performance,
large capacities and advanced security features-will significantly enhance
the consumers' usage experience for storing their music, photos and videos
on their optimized devices."
2003: SanDisk has introduced the SanDisk Digital Photo Viewer (DPV)
that provides a simple, fast and convenient way to view photos taken with
a digital camera on a television screen. It has media slots that accept
storage cards in CompactFlash, SmartMedia, MultiMediaCard, SD and MemoryStick
formats. It supports JPEG files at resolutions up to 6 megapixels, and
includes a remote control to allow the user to delete, rotate and zoom
CES 2003: SanDisk has today introduced a combined WiFi (802.11b) and flash memory Compact Flash and Secure Digital cards. The 'Connect' product line starts with a 128 MB & WiFi Compact Flash card and a 256 MB & WiFi Secure Digital Card. Obviously at first these products will be aimed at the PDA market but it would be interesting to see if any camera manufacturers take advantage of this technology.