Digital Photo News your view in digital photography Digital Photo News your info about digital photography Digital Pgoto News - your news about digital photography
Digital Photo News - PhotoShop tutorials Digital Photo News - photo gear and lenses Digital Photo News - everything about digital photography
Digital
Cameras
Lenses
Camera review
Lens review
Accesories
Photo gear
Printers
Scaners
Mass storage
Photoshop tutorials
Photo tips
Photo links
Articles
Most popular cameras
1) Canon Powershot S3 IS
Canon Powershot S3 IS click for details
2) Panasonic Lumix FZ30
Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ30   click for details
3) Nikon D80
Nikon D80   click for details
4) Canon EOS 400D
Canon 400D XTi   click for details
5) Canon IXUS 800 IS
Canon Digital IXUS 800   click for details
RSS Feed
Bookmark us

Start earning $$$ selling your photos. Just click on this banner and register today


 
Sandisk 4GB SDHC memory card
Home
news posted on September 26, 2006

 
surveilance cameras
sony camera
dslr camera

SunDisk 4GB SDHC memory cardSanDisk® Corporation today announced a 4-gigabyte (GB) miniSD High Capacity (SDHC™) flash card at the CTIA Wireless Show, where the company is exhibiting in Booth #1147.
The 4GB SanDisk miniSDHC card will be able to provide the fast speed and large capacity required to support increasingly popular but storage-intensive applications such as digital imaging, music and video record/playback functions as well as mobile television and videogames. The 4GB capacity can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures, more than 1,000 digital songs or up to 8 hours of MPEG 4 video.
The 4GB miniSDHC card represents a significant technological breakthrough and highlights the growing need for large-capacity, high-speed storage for the mobile phone market,” said Yoram Cedar, executive vice president of handset business and corporate engineering at SanDisk. “SanDisk is responding to the next-generation demands of cell phone makers and users, who increasingly see their phone as their camera, video player, gaming and music devices.
The new 4GB miniSD card from SanDisk allows handset manufacturers and mobile network operators to plan rich media services for their customers,” said Gerry Purdy, vice president and chief analyst, Mobile and Wireless, Frost and Sullivan. “Four gigabytes of memory is the threshold for providing adequate storage to support music, video, gaming and other exciting applications in the handset.
SanDisk is now sampling the new 4GB miniSD card to OEMs such as major phone manufacturers and mobile network operators (MNOs). Retail release of the card is planned for 2007. Though standard miniSD and miniSDHC cards look identical in size and shape, only SDHC-compatible products will be able to accept the new miniSDHC cards. Engineering samples will be available for evaluation, as mobile phone makers will need to upgrade the firmware in their handsets so that memory slots can support the new card. OEM pricing has not been determined yet.
Based on the SD Association 2.0 specification, the new card is a member of the SDHC family. SDHC is the new designation for any SD or SD-based card that is larger than 2GB and adheres to the SD 2.00 specification, a completely new design that is required for cards and hosts to support 4GB to 32GB capacities. The specification was developed by the SD Association, an industry standards board, which also defined three speed classes for speed and performance capabilities. These cards adhere to the SD Speed Class 2 Rating specification which defines a minimum sustained transfer speed for SDHC cards.

Digg: Sandisk 4GB SDHC memory card Digg this story | del.icio.us | Furl this story | Netscape |
 
Recent news:
KoffeePhoto adds online photo backup service
Pentax DA 17-70mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM lens
Nikon introduces upgraded Capture NX 2 photo editing software
Silicon-Power Releases Its Touch 210/ 212 Series with 16GB capacity
SanDisk Launches Solid-State Drives Aimed at Ultra Low-Cost PCs
Win a free trip to Photokina with Think Tank Photo
RAID in the Size of a Single 2.5" Hard Drive - Sans Digital Compact Flash Enclosures
Silicon-Power Touch 610 flash disk
Nikon's Small World Contest leads the way
Silicon-Power launches the elegant new Ultima 150
Google
 
Web www.dphotonews.com
All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
Copyright 2006 Digital Photo News. All rights reserved.
 
About us
Contact us
Submit story
About this site
Cameras directory
Canon
Fuji
Hewlett-Packard
Kodak
Nikon
Top story
Nikon Speedlight SB-400
Nikon's new dSLR - D40
Nikon's new dSLR - D80
Nikkor 70-200 reviews
Pentax K10D dSLR
Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1
Portrait Pro review
Nikkor 18-200 review
New articles
Stock photo that sells
Underwater cameras
Underwater photography
Advertisment
Silicon-Power
Popular cameras
Popular lenses
Popular memory cards
Our friends
Zlatibor
Fragrantica
TechEBlog
Rentalio Vacation Rentals
Photography Directory by PhotoLinks
FotoFusion
Car wallpapers
Pun Miris