Lexar’s has announced its Diamond CFexpress Type B cards, which should be the fastest CFexpress Type B cards on the market once they start shipping. Also announced is a new set of Gold Series CFexpress Type A cards.
Longsys, the owner of the Lexar brand, says the new Diamond Series cards offer read speeds up to 1,900MB/s and write speeds up to 1,700MB/s. The cards are VPG 400 certified, ensuring write speeds never drop below 400MB/s, making them ideal candidates for recording up to 8K Raw video internally on cameras that offer it.
The cards are shock and vibration proof, and suited to work in intense environments, with a working temperature range of -10°C (14°F) to 70°C (158°F).
The new Gold Series CFexpress Type A cards from Lexar offer read and write speeds of 900MB/s and 700MB/s, respectively, and are also rated for VPG 400 performance.
Both the Diamond Series CFexpress Type B and Gold Series CFexpress Type A cards are currently under development and should be available in the second quarter of 2022, according to Lexar. No pricing information has been shared at this time.