Nextorage Introduces Developing CFexpress 4.0 Type B Memory Card for 2024 Release

Kanagawa, Japan, August 28, 2023 ― Nextorage Corporation announces its ongoing development of the CFexpress Type B memory card, designed to be compatible with the upcoming CFexpress 4.0 standard. The company aims to release the CFexpress Type B card in early 2024.

CFexpress Type B memory card compatible with CFexpress 4.0
*This is an image of the product under development.
The final product will differ from the product under development.

The CFexpress 4.0 standard, recently announced by the CompactFlash Association (CFA) on August 28, 2023, represents a significant advancement over its predecessor, CFexpress 2.0. While ensuring backward compatibility with CFexpress 2.0, CFexpress 4.0 elevates the card’s interface speed from the conventional PCIe 3.0 to the high-speed PCIe 4.0.

StandardMaximum Theoretical Throughput
CFexpress 2.02 GB/s
CFexpress 4.04 GB/s

The CFexpress 4.0 memory card contributes to High-Speed backing up captured data in recent high-demand scenarios such as shooting 8K videos and capturing high-resolution still images.
Moreover, Nextorage is concurrently working on the development of content production workflow products to unleash the full potential of CFexpress 4.0 Type B memory cards, with the goal of introducing these solutions to the market by mid-2024.

Further details about these products will be announced at InterBEE, scheduled to take place from November 15, 2023. Please note that the information provided is based on current projections and is subject to change without notice.

CompactFlash Association Announces CFexpress® 4.0 Logical and Physical Specifications (external link) ▸

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