Fountain Valley, CA—Kingston Digital, Inc., the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, refreshed its Canvas memory cards; the flash card series is now branded Canvas Plus. The new SD and microSD lineup includes Kingston’s first UHS-II cards.
To keep up with Canvas Plus, new MobileLite Plus UHS-II readers now support faster read speeds. Canvas Plus represents the next generation of SD and microSD cards with increased performance for DSLRs, 4K/8K video production, Android devices, action cameras as well as drones.
“Our goal is to deliver the best possible experience, so consumers can share the content that’s important to them,” said Carissa Blegen, Flash card product manager, Kingston. “Canvas cards lead the way with UHS-II and A2 app support and are durable; feature great storage capacity; and are higher in speed to capture all of life’s memories without the worry of space limitations or long transfer times.”
Moreover, Canvas Plus cards come in three different variations for both SD and microSD formats: Select Plus; Go! Plus; and React Plus. Canvas Select Plus, which began shipping in Q4 2019, is joined by Canvas Go! Plus and Canvas React Plus. They support the latest advanced cameras that are capable of 4K and 8K video capture. In addition, React Plus and MobileLite Plus are backward compatible with UHS-I and conventional SD bus standards.
Furthermore, Kingston MobileLite Plus card readers are sold separately or as a bundle with React Plus cards to ensure optimized speeds.
Canvas Plus Cards
Canvas Select Plus
These cards are for recreational/amateur Full HD and 4K capable DSLR cameras (SD) as well as Android mobile devices (microSD). The Class 10 cards offer UHS-I speeds up to 100MB/s read. In addition, microSD Select Plus cards support the A1 app performance class to expedite workflow on tablets and smartphones. Both SD and microSD versions are available in capacities up to 512GB.
Canvas Go! Plus
This lineup is for shooting 4K UHD video and burst mode photography on a DSLR (SD), or using with 4K action cameras and drones (microSD). The Class 10 UHS-I U3 cards achieve speeds up to 170MB/s read and 90MB/s write. Moreover, the microSD version supports the A2 app performance class to expedite workflow on next-gen tablets and smartphones. SD and microSD capacities go up to 512GB.
Canvas React Plus
The top-of-the-line React Plus UHS-II cards capture professional grade 4K/8K video as well as high-resolution photos on industry-standard cameras. They feature Class 10 UHS-II U3 speeds of up to 300MB/s read and 260MB/s write (SD); as well as 285MB/s read and 165MB/s write (microSD).
They are also the first UHS-II microSD cards to support the A1 app performance class. Moreover, React Plus SD and microSD cards come in capacities up to 256GB.
MobileLite Plus Readers
The upgraded readers increase workflow efficiency with UHS-II speeds for faster file transfers and processing time. With USB 3.2 Gen 1 speeds, the readers are also backward compatibility to support UHS-I cards. They are designed for optimal performance with Kingston microSD and SD cards.
What’s more, Kingston’s newest flash cards are backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support.