Understanding SD Card and Speed Classes

Understanding SD Card Symbols

SD Card Association classify the storage sizes or storage capacity of your SD Cards  into (3) Types :

SD => If you see only the SD symbol it means it can only store 2GB of data and below. You can only store 1 complete movie or (more or less) 400 mp3 songs.) SD is an acronym for Secure Digital.

SDHC => If your SD Card is an SDHC  or Secure Digital High Capacity it can store up to 32GB of data and below. (You can store more or less 32 complete movie for this capacity.)

SDXC or Secure Digital eXtended Capacity =  you can store up to 2TB (Terrabytes) of data.

Note: SDXC requires a special formatting called exFAT filesystem. exFAT has been adopted by the SD Card Association as the default file system for SDXC cards larger than 32 GB.

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Signs you May Need for a Faster SD Cards

Signs We Need to Replace a Faster SD Cards Replacement

Below are Signs We Need to Replace a Faster SD Cards Replacement:

SD Card are becoming more affordable now a days.  For as low as Php 200.00 you can buy a CLASS 10 SD Card that can read and write at 10mb/s. Unlike the previous years, SD Card are very costly.  So, what are the signs you may need to upgrade to a faster SD Card? Check out these (4) four symptoms:

#1 Long buffering – when you takes the shot using your camera, it freezes until the data is fully written or save to the SD Card.


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