Samsung launches PRO Plus and EVO Plus memory cards with 4K in mind

Samsung announces new PRO Plus and EVO Plus memory cards, targeting 4K UHD video capture.

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Published Tue, May 5 2015 6:27 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:07 PM CST

Today Samsung has pushed its new range of SD and microSD memory cards to the public, in total what is on offer includes the PRO Plus, PRO, EVO Plus and EVO families, explained in their latest press release as necessary "to address the rapidly growing consumer need for advanced multimedia memory solutions."

Samsung launches PRO Plus and EVO Plus memory cards with 4K in mind | TweakTown.com

The new PRO Plus model is capable of working with 4K UHD video applications and is created for use in DSLR cameras, smartphones and tablets alike. Boasting read speeds of up to 95MB/s and write speeds of 90MB/s, these models come backed with UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) and Class 10 performance levels.

The PRO Plus series has seen a debut in 32GB and 64GB capacities, touching on their ability to record around 110 minutes of 4K UHD video or 490 minutes of full HD.

These new microSD cards will be made available in May 2015, with the SD cards said to follow at a further time. Not only will a U.S. release be prevalent, Samsung is also pushing these cards to the Chinese and European markets as a major focus.

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