Last Updated on January 13, 2019
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When you’re looking for a file storage hardware, reliability is everything. Whether it’s for smartphones, computer, cameras, or any other device, it’s always helpful to have something to keep your files and trust that it stands through the test of time.
Well, photographers will surely be happy to know that Sony just unwrapped their newest addition to their trusted line of SD Cards. They proudly dub this powerful hardware as the “toughest and fastest” in the world. And as we explore what’s in this much-anticipated sd card, you’d be happy to believe that it’s all true.
Introducing the Sony SF-G TOUGH Cards
From its name, these Sony SD Cards packs a punch and lives up to its title. Designed with adventure and outdoor photographers in mind, these innovative file storage hardware is revolutionary. Even if that’s the case, any aspiring and professional photographer can, without a doubt, score these babies.
Other than working as a simple file storage card for your photos, the SF-G TOUGH cards are works of art as it comes with distinct features that Sony is very proud of sharing to the world. Want to know more about these SD cards? Here’s what makes them the world’s toughest and fastest.
Among the list of exciting features that the SF-G TOUGH cards come with has to do with its build. It’s tougher than most since they billed it to be about 18 times stronger and more durable than standard SD cards in the market.
It also takes pride in being impervious from damage in almost any condition. First, it’s said to be drop-proof for up to 5 meters. Second, it’s waterproof rating is IPX8 while its dustproof rating is at IPX6. Third, it’s bendable for up to 180N.
According to Sony, the main reason that made this SD card happen is that of its all-new method of construction. It means that the cards’ were produced through a one-piece molding that allows them to be impenetrable to the commonly-experienced wear and tear issues that most conventional SD cards experience.
Of course, the world’s toughest and fastest won’t be a well-deserved title if it doesn’t live up to its second component: being the fastest. According to test results, the SD cards read files at 300MB per second while writes at the speed of 299MB per second.
Such capabilities surely meet high memory demands in photography, especially for the company’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. With these in mind, it surely promises to perform almost like lightning whether you’re shooting at intense shooting speeds as well as composing high-resolution shots.
Once it’s out in the market, the Sony SF-G TOUGH cards will be available in different storage capacities. You can buy it in 32, 64, and 128-gigabyte capacities. Therefore, you will surely find something that’s perfect for you.
While we’re all going to have to wait until October to see for ourselves, one thing is for sure. This new line of SD cards is truly something to look out for.
So if you think your SD card is tough enough, then you probably haven’t tried out the Sony SF-G TOUGH cards. These tougher alternatives surely are a much better choice.