Sony enhances its range of Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HXs


Sony knows how important it is to have the right equipment go along with your digital camera equipment, which is why they have not compromised when it comes to rolling out great lenses as well as a host of memory cards which are able to catch up with all your shots fast enough without leaving you missing out on some crucial shots. Today, we have news that there will be a new range of Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX memory cards from Sony that will boast a 30-megabytes-per-second data transfer rate, basically crowning it as the fastest memory cards on the market from Sony. Needless to say, they are Sony s highest performance memory cards and were specially designed to support and enhance features of Sony hardware devices.

At first glance, the Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX might not look like much, but if you’re a serious consumer who has a DSLR and want to bring it out for various activities like burst shooting as well as recording video in High Definition resolution, then you will definitely find the Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX to be beneficial to your cause. Just to get a better idea on how the Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX can add value to your everyday shutterbug exploits, a 32GB capacity HX series Memory Stick in an Alpha DSLR camera lets one shoot around 260 images thereabouts in a single minute (JPEG mode/Large [14MB]). To put it into context, this is around 160% more images than on a standard PRO Duo Memory Stick. For folks who prefer toting around a Handycam camcorder, you can transfer around 175 minutes of HD video or a 30GB file (recorded in 1,920 x 1,080 resolution on the Handycam HDRCX110) in just 17 minutes thanks to its compatible high-speed adaptor, which is roughly 75% faster compared to the amount of time required to download from a 32GB PRO Duo Memory Stick. Needless to say, these results were achieved under controlled test conditions, so actual results may vary depending on hardware and settings.

Depending on your needs, you can choose from various capacities that start from 8GB and goes all the way to 32GB. The Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX series will start from $59.99 upwards as an incentive to get you going, Apart from that, all Memory Stick models will come with x-Pict Story software that makes it easier for on-line photo sharing, alongside data recovery software that helps you rescue wayward or damaged files.

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Tim Thurlow Says: July 28, 2010 at 9:07 am

This is a great adidtion to the Memory Stick pro Duo range as it meets the needs of the latest consumers that are recording higher volume of video content in HD. There have been higher speed SDHC memory cards around for quite a while
now so this new Pro Duo card brings Sony’s range up to par.

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