CFexpress Type A cards get a new capacity king, but is it large enough?

Exascend Essential CFexpress Type A card
(Image credit: Exascend)

Mmmm, CFexpress Type A. The answer to all our memory card prayers, or a potentially short-lived format destined to join the likes of xD, SmartMedia and Memory Stick? Whatever the future holds, Exascend is at least injecting some extra versatility into the niche format with the launch of the highest capacity Type-A card yet: the 240GB Exascend Essential CFexpress Type A card.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.