Sony announces ‘world’s toughest and fastest’ SD cards

Sony has taken the wraps off a new set of SD cards designed for the adventurous outdoor photographer. 

The Sony SF-G TOUGH specification UHS-II SDXC cards are billed as being 18x stronger than standard SD cards, drop-proof up to 5m, waterproof, dustproof and even bendproof to 180N (which is 18-times stronger than the standard SD card bendproof rating of 10N) and make the perfect accessory for the best action cameras on the market right now.

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.