Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
  News Headlines Apple Canon Fujifilm HTC Huawei LG Microsoft Nikon Olympus Panasonic Pentax Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
SanDisk will manufacture Fujifilm-branded xD cards
Dennis Hissink : October 30th 2003 - 17:14 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
SanDiskSanDisk Corporation today announced it signed an agreement with Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., that covers the xD-Picture Card format. Under the agreement, Fujifilm and SanDisk established a framework for collaboration in the manufacture and distribution of Fujifilm-branded xD-Picture Cards. SanDisk will manufacture Fujifilm-branded xD-Picture Cards for Fujifilm and supply these xD-Picture Cards to Fujifilm for distribution through Fujifilm's global retail distribution channels. SanDisk will also sell xD-Picture Cards under the Fujifilm brand through SanDisk's global retail distribution channels. SanDisk will begin shipments of Fujifilm xD-Picture Cards in the current quarter.
"The worldwide digital camera market is growing at a tremendous rate of 55 percent for 2003 and a cumulative average growth rate of 23.6 percent through 2007," said Ron Glaz, director of digital imaging at International Data Corporation. "The xD-Picture Card is a flash memory card format jointly developed and owned by Fujifilm, Olympus and Toshiba, and was introduced in the fourth quarter of 2002. The xD format continues to gain acceptance for use in many of the new digital camera models sold by Fujifilm and Olympus."

The xD-Picture Card was developed specifically for digital camera applications. The cards offer large capacities for high mega-pixel photos as well as high performance needed to store the video clips that are becoming increasingly more popular in digital cameras. The xD-Picture Card can support up to a maximum future capacity of 8 gigabytes.

Eli Harari, SanDisk's President and CEO, said, "Fujifilm is one of the leading manufacturers of digital cameras in the world and we are very pleased to enter into this agreement with them. We plan to support Fujifilm as an important new customer by supplying them with xD Picture Cards, and by placing our xD-Picture Cards in the retail market. SanDisk is proud to be the only company with the rights to manufacture and sell all of the popular flash card formats. This makes us a valuable supplier and partner to major OEM's in the digital imaging product market while also serving as a true 'one-stop-shop' provider for flash storage cards to our retail partners and consumers."

SanDisk will begin selling the Fujifilm-branded xD Picture Card in capacities ranging from 64 megabytes (MB) to 512MB. Under a previously announced agreement with Olympus, SanDisk has already begun to sell Olympus branded xD-Picture Cards to its retail customers. The Fujifilm and Olympus branded xD-Picture cards supplied by SanDisk can be used interchangeably in the digital cameras of both Fujifilm and Olympus.
   SanDisk agrees with Olympus for xD Picture card
   More information about xD-Picture cards
   Website SanDisk
   Next  Epson introduces EPSON Stylus Photo R800 printer
   Previous  Steve's Digicams reviews Fujifilm FinePix S7000
   News by brand:SanDisk
   News by category:Flash memory
   News by brand and category:SanDisk Flash memory


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest SanDisk announcements
SanDisk Extreme Plus MicroSDXC memory card
LG V10 offers next-generation photography and video
SanDisk and HP launch technology collaboration
SanDisk Industrial Grade Flash Storage Solutions
SanDisk USB 3.0 Flash Drives
SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive
SanDisk Automotive Grade Flash Storage Solutions
SanDisk brings a smile on children faces
SanDisk USB drive for iPhone and iPad
Memory cards for 4K Ultra HD video
SanDisk Ultra II SSD
SanDisk flash memory and 4K storage solutions
SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive
MP3 Player for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts
Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
ZTE ZMAX Pro Android phone
Nikon Monarch Fieldscopes
HTC 10 smartphone
Nikon Monarch binoculars
Apple iPhone SE smartphone
Samsung removable flash memory cards
Sony Full-Frame 50mm lens
Canon PIXMA All-in-One home printers
Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless digital camera
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Limited Edition
Samsung Galaxy S7 unlocked versions
Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 smartphone printer
Sandisk iXpand for Apple smartphones and tablets
Hasselblad X1D medium format camera
LG X Android phones
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA