Full-size Lexar UHS-I Silver SDXC card series now available up to 512 GB for $139 USD ↺
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Lexar launched its Professional 1066x MicroSD SDXC UHS-I Card SILVER Series back in October of 2020 which, at the time, consisted of 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB options with the promise of 512 GB at a future date. Fast-forward to February 2021 and the 512 GB capacity is now widely available through online retailers including Amazon, Newegg, B&H, and Adorama as a full-size SD card. The MicroSD version is currently $10 cheaper in comparison ($129 vs. $139).
According to the manufacturer, the SILVER SD cards are "built to be water, shock, vibration and X-ray proof" to be appropriate for use in professional devices. Sequential read and write speeds are limited to 160 MB/s and 120 MB/s, respectively, compared to 312 MB/s or 624 MB/s on the fastest UHS-II and UHS-III cards.
Interestingly, the 32 GB option continues to be unavailable even though it was promised last October. It remains to be seen if Lexar will even make a 32 GB version or if those plans have been scrapped.
San Jose, USA, February 9, 2021— Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, is proud to announce the new Lexar® Professional 1066x SDXC™ UHS-I Card SILVER Series.
Designed for professional photographers and videographers, the 1066x SDXC™ UHS-I Card SILVER Series lets you accelerate workflow from start to finish to maximize creativity. With speeds up to 160MB/s read, and up to 120MB/s write, the 1066x SDXC™ UHS-I Card is designed for your DSLR or mirrorless camera and allows you to quickly capture and transfer high-quality photos, including Full-HD and 4K UHD video with ease.
This Class 10 card leverages UHS-I, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and Video Speed Class 30 (V30) technology giving you the high-speed performance you need to stay on top of all the action even with sequential burst mode shots.
The new 1066x SDXC™ UHS-I Card also provides the performance and durability needed to capture and store valuable data in a variety of elements as they are built to be water, shock, vibration and X-ray proof.
“We are excited to announce the new Lexar® Professional 1066x SDXC™ UHS-I Card SILVER Series. This technology provides photographers and videographers the performance and reliability they demand, and with capacity options up to 512GB, they can capture and share more of what they love,” said Joel Boquiren, General Manager of Lexar.
Lexar® Professional 1066x SDXC UHS-I cards SILVER Series is available this month for purchase online at an MSRP of $17.99 USD (64GB), $33.99 USD (128GB), $64.99 USD (256GB), and $139.99 USD (512GB).
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