SanDisk is going faster than fast with their new Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo product.Â This new Memory Stick line from SanDisk is the fastest format of it’s kind.Â So what kind of speed are we talking about?Â How about 30MBs per second.Â Yep, MBs not Mbts per second.Â The sustained transfer speed for both reading and writing is static at 30MBs and it’ll be interesting to see if the spec is the same as the street [experience].
To put this figure in perspective, the non-HG Extreme III Memory Stick from SanDisk is only able to achieve an 18MBps transfer speed. This new memory card represents an increase of over 50%.
If you want to put that into perspective, check out a dated benchmark from a couple years ago.Â Boy how times have changed.
The SanDisk Sony Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo is expected to become available late next month with 4GB and 8GB sizes at prices between $90 and $150 respectively.
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