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Hama Memory Pro 4K UHS-I U3 SDXC Memory Card Review

Hama Memory Pro 4K UHS-I U3 SDXC Memory Card

Introduction

Hama is a German-based manufacturer and distributor of computer, camera and video accessories. Their line of SD cards as of 2019 consists of UHS-I and UHS-II cards. The highest speed UHS-I card offered is this UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) card offering up to 85MB/s read speed. The card is suited for high-resolution 4K video recording with a minimum write speed of 30 MB/s with a Video Speed Class V30 rating. Hama Memory Pro 4K SD cards are offered in 16, 32, 64, 128 and 256 GB capacities. This review covers the 64GB SDXC card, item number 00114949, with GTIN 4047443172228.

Hama Memory Pro 4K UHS-I U3 SDXC Memory Card back

Performance

The Hama Pro 4K card was benchmarked in USB memory card readers. The card reached up to 97.7 MB/s maximum sequential read speed. The sequential write speed reached measured 41.3 MB/s in the highest benchmark result.

Card: Hama Memory Pro 4K 64GB
Benchmark: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 x64
Program settings: 1000 MB, 5 passes, random test data
Operating system: Windows 10 Pro
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.40GHz
RAM: 32GB DDR3 1600

Hama Memory Pro 4K 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer97.67840.72885.1946.2984.1631016.30.860210.05.1751263.50.791193.1
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer96.92940.23584.7869.0684.6361132.00.694169.45.4391328.00.806196.8
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader96.80440.57084.68816.8154.1451012.00.696169.95.1671261.60.811198.0
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader SDDR-40996.69639.91785.1656.6804.2261031.70.849207.45.1161249.00.782191.0
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader96.61640.17283.0566.7744.1801020.60.851207.75.3461305.20.788192.3
Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader96.54541.12587.59616.2235.4921340.80.782190.86.7841656.10.909222.0
Hama USB Type-C 3.1 UHS-II SD Card Reader96.43941.34386.58818.8625.9161444.30.742181.27.1171737.50.880214.8
ProMaster Professional Dual Card Reader SD UHS-II94.37340.53387.41016.9155.5611357.70.738180.36.8451671.30.885216.0
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader94.28840.65087.31019.2875.4521331.10.744181.56.7811655.60.890217.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer94.27140.73287.62515.1365.4711335.70.747182.46.7891657.60.902220.3
SanDisk ImageMate Pro Multi-Card Reader/Writer94.22032.76882.85017.0894.2061026.80.684167.15.1491257.00.788192.4
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II94.11041.17987.39628.8725.5401352.60.756184.56.8281667.10.889217.0
Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader93.83240.55386.09018.6796.0921487.40.721176.17.0211714.10.852208.0
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black93.55640.69386.68825.7425.2151273.20.40298.26.4361571.30.839204.9
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black93.29040.95886.14716.1344.7091149.60.700170.95.1831265.30.810197.9

Results from testing in cameras appear in the chart below.

Cameras tested with this card:

Hama memory cards are covered with a 10 year warranty.

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

Hama Memory Pro 4K 64GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)3364997
Product Name (PNM)SDU1
Product Revision0.2
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000074
OEM ID (OID)JE
Manufacture Date (MDT)11/2017
Total capacity63,987,253,248 bytes

The internal card register contains the manufacturer ID 0x000074 and OEM ID JE. This is similar to SD cards produced by Transcend. Additionally, the Product Name SDU1 is the same as the Transcend 600x SD cards.

Hama memory cards are available throughout Europe. They are not currently distributed in the US.