Lexar announced a new Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader ($24.95). The main features are:
- Provides professional-level high-speed transfer of RAW images and 4K video files
- Accelerates workflow, leveraging SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology
- Designed for use with XQD™ 2.0 cards
- Compact, portable design for photographers and videographers on the go
- Five-year limited warranty
- Shipping starts in late April (pre-order here)
Last October Lexar announced their 2933x XQD memory cards with read speeds up to 440 MB/s.
Milpitas, CA, April 5, 2016 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the Lexar® Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 Reader, which is designed to aid professionals in quickly transferring files from XQD 2.0 cards to computers. The reader leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to improve the workflow of photographers and videographers.
With its compact, portable design, professionals are encouraged to travel with the Lexar Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 Reader. It can easily slip into a pocket or bag, and offers a simple plug-and-play design with a USB 3.0 connector so content can be securely transferred on the go. For versatility, the reader is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices at USB 2.0 speeds.
“Given the rapid growth and widespread appeal of 4K video, we realized it was essential to create a reader for XQD 2.0 cards that provided professionals with a way to transfer great video and photo content without the wait time,” said Steffi Ho, product marketing manager, Lexar. “The Lexar Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 Reader supercharges post-production content transfer, no matter what you’re shooting.”
This small, yet mighty reader comes with a limited five-year warranty. Furthermore all Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs, facilities with more than 1,100 digital devices, to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability. The Lexar Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 Reader will be available in late April with a MSRP of $34.99. For more information about Lexar products, visit www.lexar.com.