[Press Release] Kingston Digital Extends the Speedy Class 10 microSDHC Family

Kingston, a world leader in terms of memory products, has now announced the availability of Class 10 series of is MicroSDHC cards. Launched in variations of 4GB ,8GB and 16GB, these are a much required needed update for use in mobile based platforms as they are getting faster day by day. With a minimum read speed of 10MB/s,  these are sure future proof for now. Kingston will also release a 32GB variation in the 2nd quarter of this year.

Hsinchu, Taiwan -- March 23, 2011 -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping a 4GB and 8GB Class 10 microSDHC card, joining the previously released 16GB Class 10 card. Kingston will add a 32GB capacity to the family in Q2. The Class 10 cards have a fast minimum data transfer rate of 10MB/s.

“Kingston’s Class 10 microSDHC cards are compatible with many of the latest mobile phones including Android smartphones and BlackBerry devices, hi-def cameras and the increasingly popular tablet PCs,” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “The Class 10 speed provides faster data transfer rates and the various capacities help satisfy storage needs for users with both light and heavy memory needs.”

Kingston takes mobility and versatility a step further when it makes these cards part of the Mobility/Multi-Kit, which includes an SD adapter and a USB card reader. The SD adapter allows users to capture continuous images or videos in digital cameras while the reader provides a simple and fast way to transfer data to a host PC. The Class 10 microSDHC cards will ship as part of the Mobility/Multi-Kit at the end of March.

In addition to the Class 10 cards, Kingston currently ships the microSDHC card in a Class 4 specification as both a standalone and part of the Mobility/Multi-Kit in capacities up to 32GB. The cards are backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com/asia.

Kingston microSDHC Class 10 Features and Specifications:

  • Compliant: with the SD Card Association specification
  • Versatile: when combined with the adapter, it can be used as a full-size SDHC card
  • Compatible: with microSDHC host devices; not compatible with standard microSD-enabled device/readers
  • File Format: FAT32
  • Reliable: lifetime warranty
  • Capacities*: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB
  • Dimensions: 0.43" x 0.59" x 0.039" (11mm x 15mm x 1mm)
  • Speed: Class 10 – 10 MB/s. minimum data transfer rate
  • Operating Temperature: -13°F to 185°F (-25°C to 85°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -40°F to 185° (-40°C to 85°C)
  • Weight: .1 oz. (2.7g)

*Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston's Flash Memory Guide at Kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.

Kingston Class 10 microSDHC Cards
Part Number Capacity and Features
SDC10/16GB 16GB microSDHC Class 10 (card + SD Adapter)
SDC10/16GBSP 16GB microSDHC Class 10 (card only)
SDC10/8GB 8GB microSDHC Class 10 (card + SD Adapter)
SDC10/8GBSP 8GB microSDHC Class 10 (card only)
SDC10/4GB 4GB microSDHC Class 10 (card + SD Adapter)

4GB microSDHC Class 10 (card only)

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