Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of 2 new lines of SD cards that are aimed at creators and professionals. The PRO Plus and EVO Plus SD cards feature transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s, enabling seamless 4K recording and burst shot photography with improved reliability and durability.
The Pro Plus SD card series will have a sequential read performance of up to 100MB/s and write speed performance of up to 90MB/s, while the EVO Plus will have transfer speed capabilities of up to 100MB/s. The EVO line is targeted towards content creators while the PRO line is targeted towards professionals.
The new cards feature Samsung’s seven-proof protection built-in, which includes protection from water, temperature, x-rays, magnets and shocks, drop-proof up to five-meter drops and wearproof up to 10,000 swipes.
The new cards will go on sale from October 19th and pre-orders start today. Both lineups will come in 4 capacities 256GB, 128GB, 64GB and 32GB. Pricing for the EVO series SD cards are as follows:
- 256GB: $39.99 (Approx. Rs. 2,937)
- 128GB: $19.99(Approx. Rs. 1,468)
- 64GB: $12.99 (Approx. Rs. 954)
- 32GB: $6.99 (Approx. Rs. 513)
Pricing for the PRO series SD cards are as follows:
- 256GB: $49.99 (Approx. Rs. 3,671)
- 128GB: $25.99 (Approx. Rs. 1,908)
- 64GB: $16.99 (Approx. Rs. 1,247)
- 32GB: $9.99 (Approx. Rs. 733)
Commenting on the launch, Mike Mang, vice president of the Memory Brand Product Biz Team at Samsung Electronics said:
For years, consumers around the world have trusted Samsung to deliver high-performance memory cards in a variety of capacities that meet their unique needs. Samsung has gone beyond that with the PRO Plus and EVO Plus SD cards, providing additional layers of protective measures to withstand intensive usage and the most rugged conditions.