Samsung unveils three different series of memory cards: Standard, EVO and PRO

Samsung Standard, EVO and PRO memory cards

One would think there shouldn’t be any fuss about memory cards, but one would be wrong. Samsung announced three different memory card series – Standard, EVO and PRO, which will obviously cater toward different user groups.

The Standard are the cheapest of the three, belonging to Class 6 to offer speeds up to 24 MB/s. Users will be able to choose between capacities ranging from 4 to 32 GB, and pick between micro SD and standard SD variants. These cards will come in blue color.

Then there are orange, UHS-1 Class 10 EVO cards that deliver transfer speeds of up to 48 MB/s. Available capacities range from 8 to 64 GB for the micro SD variant, and 16 or 32 GB for the SD variant.

Finally, Samsung’s PRO memory cards belong to Ultra High Speed UHS-1 category, offering transfer speeds of up to 90 MB/s for the 64GB, 80 MB/s for 32GB and 50 MB/s for 16GB variant. The silver-colored PRO series also come in SD and micro SD version in capacities of 16, 32 and 64 GB.

All three series can withstand heat, water (up to 3 meter for 24 hours), temperatures ranging from minus 25- to 85-degree Celsius, and prevent data corruption caused by x-rays and magnetic field. They will go on sale in the United States and Korea later this month, followed by China, Europe and other markets.

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