What Are the Different Types of Memory Cards?
Mostly people uses Micro SD card on their smartphones, camera. There are several different types of memory cards available in market, and it’s important to know the difference between them, so that, you can choose the correct one for your smartphone, camera. In this article we will check size and speed of Memory cards.
What is Memory card?
Memory card are small in size and it is also called Micro SD (Secure Digital) card. It is a type of USB flash memory used for storing information. Micro SD cards are in the following capacities 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB and 1GB, 2GB, or 256Gb. The manufacturing companies are trying to extend the size of Micro SD card up to 2Tb (tera byte). Nowadays Micro SD card is like a portable Hard disk. And even today’s smartphones are that much capable to support 2Tb of Memory cards.
Different Size of Micro SD card?
There are different types of MicroSD card available in the market. We all know technologies are upgrading day by day mostly in IT field. In earlier time the size of memory card was about 128mb but now memory cards are capable to support the storage of 256Gb of Data. Memory cards are classified according to their Storage capacity and transfer speed.
Types of memory cards according their Storage size:
- SD (Secure Digital)
- SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity)
- SDXC (Secure Digital Extended Capacity)
|Memory card||Storage Capacity||Default Format|
Different classes of MicroSD card?
Memory cards are classified into different Classes. Classes show the speed of memory cards. Classes are started from class 2,4,6 and so on. Higher the class of memory card gives you high speed of data transfer rate.
Types of memory cards according their Speed:
|Class||Data Transfer speed||Speed level||Support|
|UHS 3||30mb/s||High Speed||Record 2K and 4K videos|
|UHS 1||30mb/s||High Speed||HD,Full HD and Continuous Photo Shoot|
|Class 10||10mb/s||High Speed||HD and Full HD video Recording|
|Class 6||6mb/s||Average speed||HD and Full HD video Recording|
|Class 4||4mb/s||Average speed||Record Standard Videos|
|Class 2||2mb/s||Low speed||Record video in HQ|