Clever Unveils CFexpress Kind A Playing cards for Sony Alpha and FX Cameras

Clever has introduced a new series of CFexpress Type A memory cards designed particularly for cameras in Sony’s Alpha and FX traces. In line with Clever, “each the usual CFX-A and CFX-A PRO sequence unlock the total potential of the cameras” and “learn and write as much as 3 occasions quicker than the most effective SD UHS-II media.”

The brand new playing cards provide the identical most learn and write speeds of 820MB/s and 730MB/s, respectively, however the 160GB “PRO” card can maintain 650MB/s whereas the 512GB normal card guarantees sustained speeds of 200MB/s. Meaning the usual card gained’t be capable to deal with probably the most demanding data-rich video information, however the pro-level card comfortably surpasses the 400MB/s sustained speeds that obtain the CF Affiliation’s VPG400 score—greater than sufficient to deal with something {that a} Sony Alpha or FX digital camera requires. (Word: The “PRO” card doesn’t seem to have acquired the VPG400 score but.)

Sony was initially the one firm producing CFexpress Kind A playing cards—in 2020, it launched the primary such playing cards in 80GB and 180GB capacities alongside the announcement of the a7S III—however a variety of different producers have since joined the fray, together with Lexar, Angelbird, Exascend, and now Clever.

Obtainable instantly, Clever’s new 512GB CFX-A512 and 160GB CFX-A160P playing cards each value $250.