The new line-up of memory cards are designed "to economically meet the performance needs of the most commonly used portable electronics".
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.