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ProGrade Digital: CFexpress memory card backward compatibility to XQD possible with a firmware update

Yesterday ProGrade Digital announced their new CFexpress 1TB 1400 MB/s memory card. One of the listed benefits of using CFexpress memory cards is the backward compatibility possibility with the XQD format after a firmware update from the camera manufacturer:

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Sony raised the price of XQD memory cards

In connection with my post from a few days ago regarding the increased price of Sony XQD memory cards – I can now confirm that Sony officially raised the prices and canceled all dealer’s orders that were placed with the old/lower pricing. Here is the new XQD pricing Sony sent to dealers (the actual B&H pricing […]

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ProGrade will not manufacture XQD memory cards, Lexar is currently producing XQD memory cards

Two readers contacted me with some information on the future of XQD – ProGrade confirmed that they will not manufacture XQD memory cards (they already sell SD memory cards in the US): Lexar, on the other hand, is currently producing XQD cards: All Lexar XQD memory cards are currently out of stock. All Sony XQD memory […]

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The new ProGrade memory cards are now shipping (no XQD for now)

ProGrade Digital is a new memory card company started by former Lexar executives that recently began producing professional-level CFast 2.0 and SDXC UHS-II memory cards and card readers. ProGrade memory cards are currently listed for sale on Amazon US and are already shipping – a reader just sent me the above picture of the ProGrade Digital SDXC […]

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Lexar XQD memory cards discontinued (again)

B&H sent out emails to existing pre-orders that the Lexar 64GB XQD memory card is now officially discontinued by the manufacturer and all orders will be canceled:

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Lexar XQD memory cards sold out at Adorama, now in stock at B&H

The Lexar XQD cards sold out pretty quickly at Adorama yesterday. The good news is that B&H has them in stock right now (all three sizes). Act fast before they sold out again.

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