The CFexpress storage format is set to get even faster thanks to the latest CFexpress 4.0 standard announced by the CompactFlash Association (CFA) trade organization earlier this week. The current CFexpress 2.0 standard is used in several high-end cameras, such as the Sony a1 and Nikon Z9.
Over at The Verge, Vjeran Pavic lost 3TB of video because his SanDisk Extreme Pro failed. He is far from the only one. The issue also plagues other models.
Buried within Sony’s FX30 announcement yesterday was another announcement for two new CFexpress Type A ‘Tough’ memory cards Sony will soon have available: the 320GB CEA-G320T and the 640GB CEA-G640T.
Lexar has revealed the pricing of its new Gold Series CFexpress Type A cards and while it is more expensive than both Sony and ProGrade Digital equivalents, in testing the new card handily outperforms both.
Exascend has announced a new series of CFexpress Type-A memory cards whose specifications match both Sony’s and Prograde Digital’s promised performance but offer a lower price and a new industry-highest capacity of 240GB. Exascend is the fourth memory card manufacturer to announce cards for the CFexpress Type-A specification, following Sony, ProGrade Digital, and Lexar.
Angelbird has announced the first 1TB capacity V60 speed SD memory card, the highest capacity card available with the promise of at least 60 MB/s sustained transfer speeds.