The new full-sized microSD and SD Samsung PRO Ultimate cards deliver best-in-class read/write speeds with UHS-I interface.
Improved controller provides significantly longer life and higher energy efficiency
Multi-protection is tested under the harshest conditions in the industry and ensures daily use without any problems.
DATE – August 29, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Company. Ltd., a global leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced the release of a new model of UHS-I PRO Ultimate memory cards in full-size microSD and SD variants. It is designed for professional photographers and content creators to maximize the productivity of their creative workflows. The new PRO Ultimate line has capacities up to 512 gigabytes (GB) and outstanding sequential read speeds of up to 200 megabytes per second (MB/s).
“Given the growing volume of high-definition content created by gadgets such as drones, action cameras and SLR cameras, professional creators need to be able to seamlessly work with large content, whether they are writing, reading or transmitting data,” Hangu said. Dream. , Vice President, Memory Products Division, Samsung Electronics. “As creators rely on the speed and performance of their memory cards, the new Samsung PRO Ultimate largely addresses those needs with advanced controller technologies and multi-protection features.”
UHS-I Read and Write Speed Leader
The SD PRO Ultimate card showcases Samsung’s technical innovation by setting the industry’s leading standard with read speeds of up to 200MB/s, maximum speeds achievable via UHS-I interface, and write speeds of 130MB/s. These high-performance and reliable read/write speeds, regardless of card capacity, enable smooth transfer of large files such as 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) and Full HD (FHD) video with support for Video Speed Class 30 (V30). ).
To meet the needs of consumers to process large amounts of content and quickly transfer to other devices, the microSD PRO Ultimate card is rated Application Performance Class 2 (A2) for high random read/write performance and the ability to perform multiple simultaneous operations.
Increased reliability and durability
The Samsung PRO Ultimate SD Card provides professional photographers and creatives with a stable experience with an advanced Error Correction Code (ECC) algorithm developed for the controller and multi-protection features for more secure long-term data storage.
By upgrading the Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) ECC algorithm from a 1-kilobyte (KB) engine to a 2-KB engine, the PRO Ultimate memory card provides improved reliability for writing and erasing large volumes of cycles.
PRO Ultimate meets the most stringent testing conditions in the industry and ensures trouble-free use even in harsh environments with features such as water resistance up to 72 hours at a depth of two meters, drop resistance up to five meters. , wear protection up to 10,000 movements, as well as protection against x-rays and magnetic waves. It can also operate in extreme temperatures from -25°C to 85°C (-13°F to 185°F). In addition, the SD PRO Ultimate card provides shock protection up to 1500g.
Maximum power efficiency with 28nm controller
The new 28 nanometer (nm) controller delivers a 37% improvement in power efficiency over previous Samsung product lines that include a 55 nm process controller. This gives consumers the ability to use their devices for extended periods of time without having to recharge them frequently, and allows them to make the most of their battery life.
Compatible with multiple devices
The SD PRO Ultimate card is compatible with DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, camcorders, PCs and laptops, giving you the ultimate in creating, editing and transferring high-performance multimedia files to multiple devices.
The microSD PRO Ultimate card provides wide compatibility with Android smartphones, tablets, handheld game consoles, action cameras, drones, PCs and more. It is the ideal choice for professionals who need a reliable and versatile memory card to meet their diverse needs.
The microSD PRO Ultimate card is available in three capacities: 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, with MSRP ranging from $20.99 for the 128GB model to $64.99 for the 512GB card. The microSD PRO Ultimate with integrated card reader ranges in price from $28.99 for the 128GB variant to $72.99 for the 512GB variant. The SD PRO Ultimate card is available in four memory sizes: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, with MSRP starting at $18.99 for the 64GB variant up to 84GB and $99 for the 512GB variant. The SD PRO Ultimate with built-in card reader costs between $26.99 and $92.99 for the 64GB and 512GB options, respectively.
The microSD PRO Ultimate card will be available to users worldwide starting today, and the SD PRO Ultimate card will be available worldwide in October 2023. Users will also be able to choose a card reader of any capacity and size.
The new PRO Ultimate memory cards come with a ten-year warranty.