Panasonic cuts price of SD memory cards

Summary:Panasonic on Tuesday slashed the price of its Secure Digital Memory Cards and plans this fall to more than double its output of the cards, which are postage stamp-sized pieces of flash memory used in digital cameras, handheld computers and MP3 players.The 16MB card has dropped from $70 to $40; the 32MB card from $100 to $60; and the 64MB card from $160 to $100.

Panasonic on Tuesday slashed the price of its Secure Digital Memory Cards and plans this fall to more than double its output of the cards, which are postage stamp-sized pieces of flash memory used in digital cameras, handheld computers and MP3 players.

The 16MB card has dropped from $70 to $40; the 32MB card from $100 to $60; and the 64MB card from $160 to $100. Panasonic plans to release a 256MB card by the holiday shopping season and a 512MB card in early 2002. -Natalie Weinstein, Special to ZDNet News

Topics: Web development, Hardware

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