SD storage took a great leap forward at CES on Wednesday. The SD Association announced a new SDXC specification which allows for up to 2TB of storage capacity and read/write speeds up to 104MB per second with future expansion up to 300 megabytes per second! The new SDXC format uses Microsoftâ€™s exFAT file system to support large capacity cards and will provide interoperability with a wide range of PCs, consumer electronics, photography equipment and mobile phones. SDXC cards will be available as full-sized SDXC cards and microSDXC. The new specification drops support for the less popular mini-SD format. The detailed specifications for the open standard will be released in the first quarter of 2009 with widespread device support expected in late 2009 – early 2010. 2TB of storage in your digital camera or mobile handset?! Yes please.
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