Kingston Digital Announces Refresh of ‘Canvas’ Card Series and ‘MobileLite Plus’ Readers

  • Canvas Plus: Higher Speeds (UHS-II), High Capacities
  • New MobileLite Plus Readers Support High-Performance Speeds

  

Sunbury-On-Thames – March 9, 2020 –  Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announced today the refresh of its ‘Canvas’ series Flash cards to Canvas Plus. The new SD and microSD lineup include Kingston’s first UHS-II cards. To keep up with Canvas Plus, new MobileLite Plus UHS-II readers have been engineered to support blazing fast read speeds. Canvas Plus represents the next generation of SD and microSD cards with increased performance for DSLRs, 4K/8K video production, Android devices, action cams and drones.

Canvas Plus offers three different variations for both SD and microSD cards: Select Plus, Go! Plus, and React Plus. Canvas Select Plus, which began shipping in Q4 2019, is joined by Canvas Go! Plus and Canvas React Plus. They support not only the latest advanced cameras that are capable of 4K and 8K video capture, React Plus and MobileLite Plus are also backwards compatible with UHS-I and conventional SD bus standards. MobileLite Plus readers will be available on their own or as a bundle with React Plus cards to ensure optimized speeds.

The Canvas Plus card series include:

Canvas Select Plus:

  • Designed for recreational/amateur Full HD and 4K DSLR cameras (SD), and Android mobile devices (microSD).
  • Class 10 UHS-I speeds1 up to 100MB/s read.
  • MicroSD supports A1 app performance class to expedite workflow on tablets and smartphones.
  • SD and microSD in capacities2 up to 512GB.

Canvas Go! Plus:

  • Ideal for shooting 4K UHD video and burst mode photography on your DSLR (SD), or using with your 4K action cameras and drones (microSD).
  • Class 10 UHS-I U3 speeds1 up to 170MB/s read3, 90MB/s write.
  • MicroSD supports A2 app performance class to expedite workflow on next-gen tablets and smartphones.
  • SD and microSD in capacities2 up to 512GB.

Canvas React Plus:

  • Top-of-the-line UHS-II performance to capture professional grade 4K/8K videos and high-resolution photos on industry-standard cameras.
  • Class 10 UHS-II U3 speeds1 up to 300MB/s read, 260MB/s write4 (SD) and 285MB/s read, 165MB/s write4 (microSD).
  • The first UHS-II microSD to support A1 app performance class to expedite workflow on tablets and smartphones.
  • SD and microSD in capacities2 up to 256GB.

MobileLite Plus Readers:

  • Built to increase the workflow efficiency with incredible UHS-II speeds for faster file transfers and processing time.
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 speeds with backwards compatibility support for UHS-I cards.
  • Designed for optimal performance with Kingston microSD and SD cards.

“Our goal is to deliver the best possible experience so consumers can share the content that’s important to them,” said Tiago Gomes, BM Flash Manager EMEA. “Canvas cards lead the way with UHS-II and A2 app support and are durable, feature great storage capacity and are higher in speed to capture all of life’s memories without the worry of space limitations or long transfer times.”

Canvas Plus Flash cards are backed by a lifetime warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit kingston.com.

 

1 Speed may vary due to host and device configuration.

2 Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at kingston.com/flashguide.

3 Designed with proprietary technology to reach read speeds beyond UHS-I 104MB/s specification, up to 170MB/s. Full performance requires MobileLite Plus Reader or compatible device.

4 Full performance requires MobileLite Plus Reader.

 

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About Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP.

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP is the Flash memory affiliate of affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for computers, digital cameras and mobile devices. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China and sales representatives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Australia, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call +44 (0)1932 738888 or visit www.kingston.com.

 

 

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews information please contact Debbie Fowler, Kingston Digital, Inc. Kingston Court, Brooklands Close, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 7EP. Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

 

  

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Deborah D’Costa

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About Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP

Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP and Kingston Technology Company, Inc., are part of the same corporate group (“Kingston”). Kingston is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. From big data, to laptops and PCs, to IoT-based devices like smart and wearable technology, to design-in and contract manufacturing, Kingston helps deliver the solutions used to live, work and play. The world’s largest PC makers and cloud-hosting companies depend on Kingston for their manufacturing needs, and our passion fuels the technology the world uses every day. We strive beyond our products to see the bigger picture, to meet the needs of our customers and offer solutions that make a difference. To learn more about how Kingston Is With You, visit Kingston.com.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews information please contact Debbie Fowler, Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, Kingston Court, Brooklands Close, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 7EP. Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room.

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