Samsung unveils PRO Plus and EVO Plus SD cards for drops, radiation and salt water

Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has announced two lines of full-size SD cards for

cameras: PRO Plus and EVO Plus.

What is known

Both series received cards with volumes from 32 to 256GB, read speed up to 100MB / s and UHS-I interface. The write speed of PRO Plus cards reaches 90 MB / s (in the version for 32 GB 60 MB / s), but the company does not report this figure in EVO Plus. Most cards are in U3 speed class, with the exception of the 32GB and 64GB EVO Plus variants. They are U1 class.

New items are resistant to falls from heights of up to 5 meters. In addition, they are not afraid of water. Even salty. According to the company, they can be left up to 1 meter deep for 3 days. PRO Plus and EVO Plus can operate in temperatures from -25 ° C to 85 ° C. They are also not afraid of radiation (for example, an X-ray scanner at the airport) and magnets.

Price and when to wait

Samsung's new SD cards will be available on October 19, excluding the base PRO Plus models. They will be released on November 8th.

Samsung PRO Plus

  • 32GB - $ 10 (available Nov 8, 60MB / s read speed)
  • 64 GB - $ 17 (available Nov 8)
  • 128 GB - $ 26
  • 256 GB - $ 50

Samsung EVO Plus

  • 32 GB - $ 7 (U1 class)
  • 64 GB - $ 13 (U1 class)
  • 128 GB - $ 20
  • 256 GB - $ 40
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