Toshiba today announced the global launch of the latest addition to its
new series of high-capacity SDHC Memory Cards: the first 8-gigabyte Class 4 memory card.
The new card
will be introduced in early January 2007, alongside the 4GB products
launched in September, and will give Toshiba larger commercially available
lineup in high performance SD Memory Cards.
The SDHC (SD High Capacity) Memory Card is based on the SD Card
Association's SD Specifications Ver2.00, which defines high capacity, high
performance enhancements to market-leading SD Memory Cards. The new card
meets the Class 4 standard, a speed standard that requires a data write
speed of at least 4MB a second. Toshiba is first in the industry to
announce the launch of Class 4 8GB SDHC memory card.
SDHC Memory Cards are expected to find wide application in digital video
and still cameras, and Toshiba is enhancing global distribution of its new