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MicroSD Cards Explained
Friday, 23 April 2010 15:30

Micro sd cards are of two types  SD and SDHC
1. SD secure digital                               MAX   2GB
2. SDHC secure digital high capacity         MAX 16GB

They are both exactly the same size
, 15x11x1. That's millimeters,and work in exactly the same way

More and more these days, users of portable electronic devices (games consoles, mobile phones,  gps  ipods mp3s ) are storing information (data-files) on portable memory sources.( memory cards)

One of the most common and popular at the moment is the microSD

SanDisk,and Kingston are the most poular and reliable, Sandisk were the primary mafacture of thes disk which lends the SD to the name. The other part of the name comes from the tiny size of the card.

SanDisk originally manufactured the  Standard SD CARD, which was twice the size of microSD card. Then came the miniSD card, which was a bit smaller. Finally came the microSD card, the smallest of them all.

The microSD card is about a quarter of the size of a standard SD card, but it can still be used with devices that have SD card slots by using a special adapter.(micro sd reader)

The general idea behind  SD CARDS and microSD cards is that they can have memory capability of varying quantities. A common amount of memory for one of these cards is 2 gigabyte (GB), although they go upto 16gb