Things you should know before buying memory cards

Memory cards were invented more than twenty years ago, they have changed a lot, and it is essential to buy the most updated memory card by considering everything. Here are the things you should know.

    Today, almost all the device comes with good internal storage, but still, it supports memory cards. The reason being you never know the amount of storage need by the users. These removable data storage which is also referred as memory cards is often purchased by the user solely on the basis of its storage capacity.

    Things you should know before buying  memory cards

    However, to buy the perfect memory card, you need to consider many more factors which will be discussed here. Memory cards were invented more than twenty years ago, they have changed a lot, and it is essential to buy the most updated memory card by considering everything.

    Know these things about memory cards before buying one:

    Size

    The very first thing that you need to check is the size of the memory card that your device needs. With the advancement of technology, the size of the memory cards have reduced, and its storing capacity has increased. Your camera and your phone might need different types of memory card, check whether you need the stand-size SD cards or the microSD cards.

    Capacity

    Obviously, the storage capacity of the memory card is vital. The larger the storage capacity, the better it is. Depending upon your requirement, you can buy a memory card of suitable capacity. If you like clicking photos and the megapixel of your camera is high, then we would suggest you to go for memory cards with larger capacity.

    SDHC and SDXC

    SDHC is the acronym for 'High Capacity SD Memory Card,' and SDCX is the acronym for 'SD Extended Capacity Memory Card.' If your phone supports an external memory card up to 32 GB, SDHC is the memory card that you will be needed. If your device supports the external memory of storage between 32 GB and 2 TB, then you should go for SDXD card.

    Speed Class

    Not many users know that the memory cards come with speed class. There are four different speed classes which are 2,4,6 and 10. Two refers to the slowest speed class whereas ten refers to the fastest speed class. The speed class is an indication of the minimum serial data speed. If you want faster storage, go for the highest speed class memory card.

    Wi-Fi enabled cards

    The Wi-Fi enabled cards are trending now a day. If you frequently need to transfer data, you should buy yourself a Wi-Fi enabled the card. For using these cards, having a good Wi-Fi connection is a must. It should also be noted these cards draw power from your device, so the battery span of your device will reduce a bit.

    Wrap Up

    Next time, when you buy a memory card, consider all the five factors discussed above to get the perfect memory card for your device.

     

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