Samsung unveils new micro SD playing cards (and your Galaxy flagship cannot even use them)

Samsung unveils new SD and micro SD cards

Amongst its plethora of electronics available on the market, Samsung is understood for making a number of the highest high quality SSDs, SD playing cards and micro SD playing cards available on the market, in addition to different knowledge storage gadgets.

Due to SamMobile, we now know that the Korean big will probably be launching two new SD card collection subsequent month: the 2021 Professional Plus and Evo Plus lineup, accessible in each micro SD and full-size SD card variants.

Samsung Professional Plus Micro SD Card

The brand new Professional Plus micro SD playing cards are rated at class V30, which makes them excellent for each on a regular basis energy customers and videography hobbyists or professionals, who require excessive write speeds for sure enthusiast-level cameras or varied video taking pictures devices: GoPro’s, DJI drones, and the like. 

The Professional Plus is available in three sizes: 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, that includes blazing learn and write speeds of as much as 160MB/s and 120MB/s, respectively.

For the file, a video pace class score of Class V30 implies that the cardboard is able to recording 4K UHD footage. This is a chart for reference:

Samsung Evo Plus Micro SD Card

The Evo Plus lineup is directed extra at on a regular basis customers who desire a really sturdy SD card that can final. These are available the identical sizes because the Professional Plus with one additional possibility for 64GB. They sport learn and write speeds of as much as 130MB/s, which is 1.3x of what final yr’s non-Plus collection provided.

The sturdiness declare would not come from nowhere, both; Samsung guarantees that each the Professional Plus and Evo Plus card collection function 6 layers of safety, topping out final yr’s 4 layers. 

They will apparently face up to wear-and-tear (together with fall harm), X-ray, magnetic harm, contact with water, and even excessive temperatures. In addition they all include a 10-year restricted guarantee, in addition to with an SD adapter for all-around compatibility.

Each micro SD card collection will grow to be accessible for buy subsequent month.

Samsung Professional Plus, Evo Plus Full-Measurement SD Card

The Samsung Professional Plus and Evo Plus full-size SD playing cards are often fitted on equipment akin to DSLR and different cameras, camcorders, computer systems, and different bigger gadgets. Their learn and write speeds are much like the respective learn/write speeds of the micro SD playing cards, detailed above.

All of them function a V30 video pace class score (permitting 4K UHD recording), and are available two measurement choices for every. The Professional Plus is available in 32GB or 512GB, whereas the Evo Plus SD playing cards are available 32GB or 256GB.

Nice playing cards, however the place have the SD card slots gone?

When Samsung introduced the launch of its Plus collection of high-speed SD playing cards, the overarching thread of dialogue on the customers’ aspect appeared to be expressing annoyance at Samsung for eliminating the SD card slot on its smartphones, after which having the audacity to return out with such alluring equipment that appear so completely designed to go along with the latest Galaxy flagships. 

Wasted potential, in different phrases.

Of the Galaxy S21 series, for instance, even the bottom mannequin is able to recording 8K footage at 24fps, or 4K at 60fps. The Galaxy S21 Ultra, alternatively, can file 4K at 60fps from all 5 of its cameras: the quad-camera setup on the again in addition to the selfie snapper. 
Regardless of these novel choices in the best way of digital camera tech, Samsung gives two of the three Galaxy S21 collection with solely two storage choices: 128GB and 256GB (and no SD card slot). This might get crammed up in a matter of days for smartphone pictures and videography fans, who solely want they’d the choice to slip in a 256GB micro SD card and get rolling.
Recording 8K footage at 24fps, for instance, takes up a whopping 600MB per minute of taking pictures on the S21. That is lower than three hours of footage for a 128GB machine, and that is assuming you retailer nothing else on that telephone.

This micro SD card collection may have been excellent to make use of for the Galaxy flagships (for 4K taking pictures, at the very least). Possibly Samsung should not have gotten rid of their SD card slot in spite of everything? Please tell us what you suppose within the feedback beneath, as we would love to listen to your opinion as nicely.

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