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13th January 2010
Panasonic Introduces new 64 GB* and 48 GB* SDXC Memory Cards

Panasonic Introduces new 64 GB* and 48 GB* SDXC Memory Cards

Panasonic is pleased to announced the launch of its first 64 GB* and 48 GB* SDXC Memory Cards. The RP-SDW64GE1K (64 GB) and RP-SDW48GE1K (48 GB) are Panasonic’s largest-sized GOLD cards with Class 10 speed specification.

SDXC is the next generation of SD Memory Card providing a new standard for storing data of more than 32 GB and up to 2 terabytes.The Panasonic 64 GB SDXC is ideal for recording AVCHD High Definition video, high-resolution, or even RAW still photos. Impressively it can record up to 8 hours and 30 minutes of video, and when recording in 1920 x 1080i in HE mode the SDXC Memory Card can hold approximately 27 hours and 30 minutes of footage. The 48 GB SDXC Memory Card and can hold 6 hours and 20 minutes of HD video content recorded in HA mode and 20 hours and 20 minutes when recorded in HE mode.

With the Class 10 speed specification and maximum data transfer speed of up to 22MB/s, Panasonic’s SDXC Memory Cards offer users superb performance when using with an HD camcorder or a digital interchangeable lens camera, such as the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF1, perfect for high-speed burst shooting when taking still photos.

Thanks to the adoption of Panasonic’s newly-developed Super Intelligent Controller, Panasonic GOLD line Memory Cards, last longer and the new Super Intelligent Controller means that flash memories are automatically refreshed with error corrections, thus preventing data damages and providing longer lifetime. The new SDXC Memory Cards include a new technology designed to minimize accidental corruption caused by a power interruption, such as the Memory Card being removed while data is being transferred. SDXC Memory Card robustness is reliable even under severe temperature condition from -25°C to 85°C**. For more information, please visit

*1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes.Usable capacity will be less. SDXC Memory Cards can only be used in SDXC host devices, which support the SDXC Memory Card.
**According to Panasonic testing.

Specifications and features

Product Name 64 GB SDXC Memory Card 48 GB SDXC Memory card
Memory Capacity 64 GB 48GB
Usable Capacity 61,791 MB 45,535 MB
High definition movie recording time*(AVCHD)
HA mode1920x1080i/17Mbps approx. 8hr 30min. approx. 6hr 20min
HE mode 1920 x 1080i / 5Mbps
When recorded with HDC-TM60
approx. 27hr 30min. approx. 20hr 20min
Still images recordable*
(12Megapixels, 4000x3000, Normal mode)
approx. 18,240 approx. 13,470
Compliant Standard SD Memory Card Standard Version 3.0
File System exFAT
Speed Class Class 10

*Recording time and the number of images may vary depending on the particular device.

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