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Samsung releases new Ultra-speed Class10 SDHC cards

Remember the news we posted some time back about Samsung planning to release a slew of new Class10 SDHC cards for consumers, except that no official release date was given for the launch? Well, it seemed that the Korean electronics giant has gone ahead and released the aforementioned cards quietly into the market, for word has it that these ultra-speed SDHC cards are now already available.

Remember the news we posted about a month back, where we spoke about Samsung reportedly planning to launch a new line of Class10, ultra-speed SDHC cards for use in a variety of devices? Well, it seems that consumers can finally stop waiting and guessing as to when they can get their hands on the aforementioned cards, as the company has recently issued a statement claiming that its new storage cards have already been released for sale onto retail shelves.

According to the press release issued by Samsung, the new SD cards will be available in two different versions, namely the Plus and the Essential. The Plus line of SDHC cards will be available in both 8GB and 16GB variants, while the Essential will reportedly sport a wider variety of capacities ranging from 4GB to 32GB. Regardless of the version, both the Plus and the Essential line of ultra-speed SDHC cards will be capable of read/write speeds of up to 24Mbps.

No mention about global availability has been made by Samsung, although the company has revealed that the Plus line of SDHC cards will be retailing in Korea for the price of 19,000 won and 36,000 won for the 8GB and 16GB variants respectively, while the Essential lineup will be priced at between 10,000 won and 28,000 won for the 4GB, 8GB and 16GB variants. Last but definitely not least, the 32GB variant of the Essential will retail for 76,000 won.

Source: Samsung Korea

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