16mb High-Speed xD Picture Card Capacity: The media's development roadmap shows storage capacity potential of up to 8GB. Dimensions: 20mm x 25mm x 1.7mm (0.8 x 1.0 x 0.07 inches). This size makes the xD-Picture Card the smallest memory card available. Read/Write Speeds: The xD-Picture Card will have one of the fastest read/write speeds on the market. A 16MB or 32MB card can record data at 1.3MB/sec. A 64MB card or higher can record data at 3MB/sec and both offer a read speed of 5MB/sec. These high speeds can greatly enhance the user's experience with a product. For example, a photographer can take new pictures or view existing images more quickly with the xD-Picture Card media than with other, slower media formats. Power Consumption: The xD-Picture Card was designed to use minimal power. Users will benefit from the convenience and savings of longer battery life on a single charge. Compatibility: Adaptors make xD-Picture Cards compatible with other media. A PC card adaptor and a USB card reader are currently available.
The xD-Picture Card's principal benefits include: