Sony unveils CFexpess Type A memory cards with TOUGH certification

Sony recently announced the world’s first CFexpress Type-A memory cards with 80GB and 160GB storage capacities. The items come with the brand’s TOUGH specification.

Both the CEA-G80T (80GB) and CEA-G160T (160GB) use the latest flash memory control technology to achieve write speeds of up to 700MB/s, and read speeds as high as 800MB/s, greatly reducing buffer clearing times for efficient, stress-free shooting.

The CFexpress Type A cards are suited for high-speed continuous shooting of more than 1,000 uncompressed RAW still images, as well as 4K 120p movie recording at high bit rates. It is compliant with the VPG400 video performance guarantee profile specification ensures stable video recording at 400 MB/s—creating a smooth workflow for professional creators.

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The new memory cards are also equipped with a heat sink to transfer heat using Sony’s original alloy with excellent thermal conductivity. This enables users to record for long periods of time even when recording 4K 120p video internally.

With the TOUGH specifications, the cards have advanced bending and impact resistance to protect data. These are five times more resistant to drop impacts and up to ten times more resistant to bending, compared to other CFexpress Type A standards.

Sony also announced the CFexpress Type A/SD card reader (MRW-G2), to go with the memory cards. It provides SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen 2) transfer speed, via its USB Type-C connector.

The CFexpress Type A memory cards and card reader will be available in the Philippines in October 2020. Prices will be available soon.

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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