Now micro SD memory cards are getting cheaper day by day, many people are buying it at cheap rates but, they are not satisfied with the transfer speed of their it. SD stands for Secure Digital. Micro SD Card are currently very widely used in many smartphones, digital cameras and other digital gadgets. These cards are of two types, one is the standard SD which can’t store data beyond 4 GB and the other one is Micro SDHC cards these cards same has their origin and they have greater capacity and transfer speed to data beyond 4 GB and they are available in various sizes from 4 Gb, 8 Gb, 16 Gb, 32 Gb, 64 Gb… . In This article you will know about a few things that you should check before buying a memory card and their differences various from their classes.
Things to check before buying Memory card:
- Transfer rates (Reading/Writing speed) depends on the class of the memory card.
- Brand (Sony, Kingston, Sandisk, Transcend & etc…)
- Be sure you buy original products.
- Transfer speed
- Checking class: On front side of memory card you can find a special class symbol, it may be 2 to 10 classes, will be printed on it (check on figure). Class means the speed of the memory card (megabytes per second)
The manufacture companies will give particular rating depending upon the speed of the flash disk; check the class details below:
Class of memory cards (example):
- Class 2 = 2MB/S (minimum 2 megabytes per second)
- Class 4 = 4MB/S (minimum 4 megabytes per second)
- Class 6 = 6MB/S (minimum 6 megabytes per second)
- Class 10 = 10MB/S (minimum 10 megabytes per second)
We suggest you to buy Sandisk Memory cards
SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I memory card
- Industry-leading UHS-I data speeds up to 95MB/s**
- Capacities of 8GB and 16GB** for more apps and media
- Ideal for tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices
- Can record Full HD** and 3-D video
- Durable and shockproof design
You can order here : sandisk.com
So, buy higher class memory cards to maximize your data transfer speed. which satisfies your needs.