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Verbatim Launches SDHC and SDXC Flash Cards

Verbatim Europe announced its new lineup of UHS Speed Class 1 (UHS-I) SDHC and SDXC flash memory cards.

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Verbatim launches fastest type of SD card available with up to 64GB capacity

UHS-I SDHC and SDXC Cards are ideal for capturing and transferring high-definition video and digital photography

Eschborn, Germany – August 23, 2012 – Meeting the increasing demand for high-performance memory cards, Verbatim introduces a range of SDHC and SDXC Cards with UHS-I specification – the fastest category of high-performance SD cards available today with bus interface speeds up to 104MB/s.

Conforming to standards set by the SD Association, the UHS-I SDHC and SDXC Cards from Verbatim offer extremely fast read speeds of up to 600x (90MB/sec) and very quick write speeds of 166x (25MB/sec).

With a write protect feature to prevent accidental erasure of data and generous data storage capacities of up to 64GB available to capture and transfer high-definition (HD) movies and high-resolution digital photos, the memory cards from Verbatim enable professional photographers and videographers to use SDHC or SDXC-based cameras and camcorders rather than relying solely on CompactFlash or SSD. The increasing use of mobile applications also demands higher storage capacities and faster data transfer rates.

“The new Ultra High Speed designation UHS-I has been announced recently by the SD Association”, explains Chris Chalder, Business Development Manager for Verbatim EUMEA. “Our new SDHC and SDXC Cards meet this specification, set the standards for next-level performance and are designed to store hours of high definition video.”

Verbatim’s UHS-I SDHC Cards are available to buy now and cost €29.99 for a 16GB card and €49.99 for a 32GB, while the UHS-I SDXC Card will be released in 64GB later this year.

About Verbatim
Since 1969, Verbatim has been shaping the development of data storage technology – from Floppy Disks and Magneto-Optical storage media, CD and DVD formats to the latest High Definition media Blu-ray. Moreover, Verbatim offers high quality products in the field of Portable USB Drives, Flash Memory Cards, SSD and External Hard Drives as well as a broad variety of computer Accessories. Verbatim is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media which is part of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group and benefits from the outstanding research and development department. With these innovations Verbatim has played a key role in shaping the storage media market. Ultra-strict quality controls during the manufacturing process ensure the high quality of Verbatim’s products, which have been the winners of numerous international comparative tests. The company is the worldwide market leader for Optical Media. For more information, please visit