ADATA has announced its Premier series of SDHC, SDXC, microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards that implement the UHS-1 U1 specification (compatible with SDA 2.0 Class 10) and offer sequential read and write speeds of up to 50 MB/s and 33 MB/s, respectively, and an IOPS score of 1,300 (read) and 100 (write).
The Premier range of cards also includes a number of additional protection features including X-ray proof construction resistance to extreme temperatures, error correcting code (ECC), and write-switch protection functions.
The microSDHC UHS-I memory cards will be offered in 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB capacities, and the new Premier SDHC UHS-I memory cards will be offered in 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB capacities. Finally, the Premier SDXC and microSDXC UHS-I memory cards will only be offered in a 64 GB capacity. ADATA has tentatively announced that its Premier series will be priced to compete with other Class 10 memory cards and will be available through the company's agents and distributors.