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What is the difference between Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) and new HX series?

Difference between Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) e.g. MS-MT16G and new HX series e.g. MS-HX16A.

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The minimum guaranteed writing speed is defined in Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) . This is the minimum data transfer rate for recording high quality video such as HD. On the other hand, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo features high speed data transfer in addition to stable video recording. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX can be recommended for high speed data transfer because the speed is faster than Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) in combination with the USB card reader which supports 8-bit pararell data transfer.