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Newly Developed xD-Picture Card™ M1GB
- 1GB large capacity ultra-compact digital camera storage media -
PHOTOKINA 2004, COLOGNE, GERMANY, September 28, 2004 - Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. and Olympus Corporation are proud to announce the joint development of a new 1GB version of the ultra-compact xD-Picture Card™ digital camera storage media. The new xD-Picture Card™ M1GB* will be commercially available from 1st quarter of 2005.

The xD-Picture Card™, launched in September 2002, has earned a popular following as an ultra-compact digital camera storage media. The new 1GB version was developed to meet customer requirements for larger capacity storage.

The xD-Picture Card™ M1GB is based on the newest high-density MLC (Multi Level Cell) memory technology, making it possible to pack 1 GB of capacity in an ultra-compact (20mm x 25mm x 1.7mm) card. This new technology offers storage capacity potential of up to 8GB.

Fujifilm will continue to boost the performance of the xD-Picture Card™ to meet the trend for increasingly high-resolution digital cameras and the diversification of shooting styles.

* The ‘M’ in M1GB stands for MLC (Multi Level Cell) memory, a new high-density flash memory technology.

Note:
1. The xD-Picture Card M1GB™ will be compatible with models of Fujifilm digital cameras released from now on. As this card uses a new Technology, firmware upgrades will be available for certain existing digital camera models. The details will be informed via Fujifilm website before the product launch.

2. xD-Picture Card™ is a trademark of Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
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