Japanese tech giant Sony has launched a 64GB microSD card with the Premium Sound label targetting the audiophile market. According to Sony, this new SR-64HXA Class 10 microSDXC card produces less electric noise when reading your music, compared to the other memory cards out there.
In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sony spokesperson said, " We aren't that sure about the product's potential demand, but we thought some among people who are committed to great sound quality would want it." the label is an audiophile placebo that will cost JPY 18,500 (around $155) when it comes out in Japan on March 5, roughly five times the cost of a standard card with the same amount of storage.
Moreover, Sony launched, a new Sony Walkman ZX2 is a portable music player designed for Hi-Res Audio at CES 2015, which was held in Las Vegas last month. Coming with a S-Master HX digital amplifier, 128GB of internal memory (plus a microSD card slot), the ZX2 supports digital music files up to 192 Khz/24 bit, in an array of file formats including MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV and ALAC with DSD. Also it runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean OS and DSEE HX technology is capable of upscaling lower quality sources.
It will be available in the market, from Q2 2015 at a price $1,000 (approx Rs. 62,245).