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Sony CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Gina Stephens
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Sony has foretold a new range of high speed CFast memory cards, with write speeds up to 510MB/s and read speeds up to 530MB/s. The memory cards liking be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, beginning from the 1st quarter of 2018. Pricing is not yet known.

 

From Sony: Sony today revealed the launch of a range of high performance CFast memory cards designed to meet the needs of professional photographers and videographers. The new G Series CFast reciprocates to the ever-increasing capabilities of high-end DSLR and 4K cinema-grade broadcast cameras, offering lightning-fast write speeds of up to 510MB/s and read speeds of up to 530MB/s.[i]

“Unite an established range that includes Professional internal SSDs, XQD and SxS cards, as well as the world’s fastest SD card[ii], the new CFast models stiffen Sony’s position as a leader in professional memory solutions, improving the shooting experience and optimising the workflow.” said Romain Rousseau, Elder European Product Manager.

Step up to industry-leading write speeds

Professional photographers demand faster speed for continuous burst shooting of boisterous resolution images like RAW. With up to 510MB/s write speed, far outperforming the capabilities of existing CFast cards, G Series supports high-speed break asunder shooting of high resolution RAW, maximising the capability of high-end DSLR cameras.

Reliable 4K video recording with VPG130 support

As well as ultra-fast indite speed everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position); it is, the new CFast cards support VPG130[iii] for reliable recording of Cinema-grade or high-bitrate 4K video. A minimum sustained write speed of 130MB/s is guaranteed, making the new ambience ideal for stable recording of professional grade 4K video such as Cinema RAW light mode.

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Super-fast read speed for ultra-effective workflow

Competent workflow is essential for professional photographers and videographers working in challenging environments to tight deadlines. With a blazing fast read speed of 530MB/s, G Series CFast dramatically reduces the in days of yore it takes to transfer RAW files, long 4K video footage and high-resolution images to a PC.

Designed for strength and reliability

The new CFast cards have passed a mark of stringent drop, vibration, shock and rigidity tests, making them perfect for shooting in many different locations. They work reliably across a astray range of temperatures and are highly resistant to static. With a hard case and Sony File Rescue software[iv]included for recovering accidentally obliterated photos such as RAW images and videos, professionals can shoot with confidence in the toughest conditions.

Pricing and Availability

The new G Series CFast 2.0 recollection cards will be available in 32GB (CAT-G32), 64GB (CAT-G64) and 128GB (CAT-G128) capacities, and will be available in 1st quarter of CY2018.

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

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Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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