Lexar has launched two new suites of professional-quality memory cards with fast transfer speeds for capturing high-resolution images and video clips.


Lexar’s new Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 card. (Source: Lexar.)

The new Lexar Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 card is the fastest XQD card on the market with read speeds up to 440MB per second. Accompanying it is the new Professional 1400x XQD 2.0 card that offers read speeds up to 210MB  per second. Both cards will be available in a range of capacities that are compatible with the new Lexar Professional Workflow XR2 (XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader), which is a recent addition to Lexar’s Professional Workflow line. The new cards and reader will have the following RRPs:
–  Lexar  Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 card: AU$932, NZ$1026 (128GB), AU$497, NZ$547  (64GB), AU$269, NZ$269 (32GB)
–  Lexar Professional 1400x XQD  2.0 card:  AU$290,  NZ$319  (64GB),  AU$186, NZ$205  (32GB)
–  Lexar  Professional Workflow XR2 (XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader): AU$93, NZ$102

These cards will go on sale during this month.


The new Lexar  Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card. (Source: Lexar.)

Two new products have also been added to Lexar’s CFast memory card line: the Lexar  Professional 3600x CFast  2.0 card and the Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card. Both are  designed to  capture high-quality 4K video and address the performance standards and capabilities of  next-generation cinema-grade video cameras. The Lexar  Professional  3600x CFast  2.0 card is specifically optimised for ARRI  movie cameras and supports a read transfer speed up to 540MB per second (3600x). The Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0  card replaces the Lexar Professional 3400x CFast 2.0 and provides read  transfer speed up to 525MB per second (3500x). Both cards include a lifetime copy of Image  Rescue  software and  come  with a limited lifetime warranty. The Lexar  Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 cards will be available for purchase this month at RRPs of AU$1279, NZ$1409 (256GB) and AU$685,  NZ$755 (128GB). The Lexar  Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 cards go on sale in November for RRPs of AU$1279,  NZ$1409 (256GB), AU$685, NZ$755    (128GB),  AU$370,  NZ$408 (64GB) and AU$220, NZ$244 (32GB). Purchasers can determine  which Lexar CFast card is compatible with their cameras by visiting  www.lexar.com/cfastcompatibility  for more information.