Delkin & Lexar become members of CFexpress card carrying club

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Lexar and Delkin announced that they had high-speed Type B CFexpress memory cards ready to ship at PhotoPlus Expo 2019. The two card manufacturers join Sandisk and Angelbird that announced their ranges back at IBC 2019. The new type of memory card, specifically designed for professional DSLRS, mirrorless cameras, camcorders and cinema cameras.

The first camera to use the memory card will likely to be the Canon Cinema EOS 500 Mark II which goes on sale in December. Nikon and Panasonic will also issue firmware upgrades to allow cameras such as the D5, D850, Z7, and Lumix S1R to be able to use CFexpress cards in their cameras XQD memory card slots. Earlier this week, Canon confirmed that its next top of the range sports DSLR, the Canon EOS-1D Mark III will feature two CFexpress card slots.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.