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Kingston Announces 8GB And 4GB
Memory Cards to SDHC Product Line
March 8, 2007

Origin Of News Release: Las Vegas, NV (PMA 2007)
Original Release Date: March 8, 2007
Announcement: 8GB and 4GB SDHC Cards
MSRP: ~$99.99 to $129.99
Availability: Now

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will expand its line of Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) memory cards with the introduction of three new 8GB cards available in Class 2, 4 and 6 speed ratings, as well as two new 4GB SDHC cards in Class 4 and 6 speeds, to maximize the performance of today's higher resolution imaging devices that include digital cameras, camcorders, PDAs, MP3 players and more.

"Today's higher resolution image devices require larger memory card capacity and faster Data Transfer Rate (DTR) to maximize overall performance," said Jean Wong, Flash product manager, Kingston. "Our new 8GB SDHC cards, as well as the 4GB Class 4 and 6 cards, satisfy the growing demand to help consumers get the most out of their advanced digital devices."

The new SDHC format surpasses capacities beyond the original 2GB threshold for the Secure Digital(TM) (SD) card format. Offered in three different speed classes (2, 4 and 6), each SDHC class designation reflects the minimum sustained DTR of megabytes per second. For example, a Class 2 SDHC card has a minimum DTR of 2MB/sec, while a Class 6 SDHC card has a minimum DTR of 6MB/sec. The higher capacities and speeds of the SDHC format optimizes SDHC-compatible devices running MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and other high quality video compression used by consumer HD and DVD video.

Kingston's line of SDHC memory cards is backed by a lifetime warranty and 24/7 live technical support.

Pricing and Availability

Kingston's complete line of SDHC memory cards is currently available through distributors, resellers, retailers, e-tailers or online at http://www.kingston.com.

Kingston Secure Digital High-Capacity Cards
Part Number Capacity and Description MSRP (U.S.)
SD2/8GB 8GB SDHC $109.99
SD4/8GB 8GB Class 4 SDHC $114.99
SD6/8GB 8GB Class 6 SDHC $129.99
SD2/4GB 4GB SDHC $64.99
SD4/4GB 4GB Class 4 SDHC $69.99
SD6/4GB 4GB Class 6 SDHC $99.99
FCR-HS215/1 15-in-1 Card Reader $19.00
Prices subject to change.

For more detailed information, visit the Kingston Web site at: http://www.kingston.com.

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is 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 PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras and MP3 players. Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Russia, Australia, Taiwan, China and Latin America. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit http://www.kingston.com.


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