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Old June 16th, 2010, 04:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where in the world do they sell those things? I know the Evo can store up to that amount, does anybody know which stores sell them? On Best Buy's website, it doesn't list a 32gb microsd card. And what about a 16gb one?

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i have seen a 16 at radio shack
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WOW, RADIOSHACK! NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT PLACE, DUDE YOU'RE A GENIUS! THANKS A LOT! (sorry for the caps, just really excited. And, it has a 16 GB- I'm buying 2 of these .)
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I just bought a new 16gb from eBay. Duracell models carry a 10 year warranty.
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I bought my 16gb. at Fry's.
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Scandisk has a 32Gb.
SanDiskŪ microSDHC? Card - Ideal Companion for Your Multimedia Phone

$199 ouch!
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I bought my 16gb. at Fry's.
how much was that?
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i know there's a lot of fake chinese crap on ebay but these are being sold from the states. I'm tempted myself.

32GB Micro SD Card - eBay (item 120582801680 end time Jun-19-10 20:08:13 PDT)

New 32GB Micro SD SDHC Memory Card 32 G GB MicroSD S32 - eBay (item 200481923275 end time Jul-10-10 08:14:41 PDT)
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I saw one in this web...

SanDisk microSDHC Memory Card 16GB

But someone say the price is not gd...you can have a look for reference
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But someone say the price is not gd...you can have a look for reference
LOL...even Amazon has better deals than that for a 16gb microsd.
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16GB class 2 should be around $35.
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got my 16gb microsd class 2 at frys for $13 AR

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Kingston will not have there's out until first or second qtr of next year.
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This is what i ordered. wish it was a higher speed like 4/6 but its a good price;Micro SD Flash Memory - Sandisk 32GB micro SDHC (Class 2) Card (Retail Packaging)
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This is what i ordered. wish it was a higher speed like 4/6 but its a good price;Micro SD Flash Memory - Sandisk 32GB micro SDHC (Class 2) Card (Retail Packaging)
This is a great price. Let us know when you receive it please. I want to know if it's fast enough to record 720p videos.
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I ordered one of these and after taking 3 weeks to arrive, it turns out the card is a piece of crap. Not only did the adaptor not work at all, after one day of use, it began making things unreadable and causing random reboots. I was unable to view any pictures and after taking new photos with the camera, those pictures would be unviewable. Save yourself the money and pass.
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Bought my 32GB card from Ebay - took 12 days to arrive.

The upside is price - $40 delivered.

The downside is it does not work in the TMO Mytouch Slide.

I can view the disk while it's in the Slide via USB to PC - I can reformat the disk (same way - FAT32), I can move files to it via USB - but I can't get the phone to recognize it.

Still playing with it trying to get it to work................... I was thinking there may be something up with the new MyTouch slide / OS ???????
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I ordered one of these and after taking 3 weeks to arrive, it turns out the card is a piece of crap. Not only did the adaptor not work at all, after one day of use, it began making things unreadable and causing random reboots. I was unable to view any pictures and after taking new photos with the camera, those pictures would be unviewable. Save yourself the money and pass.
Thanks for the heads up.
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Bought my 32GB card from Ebay - took 12 days to arrive.

The upside is price - $40 delivered.

The downside is it does not work in the TMO Mytouch Slide.

I can view the disk while it's in the Slide via USB to PC - I can reformat the disk (same way - FAT32), I can move files to it via USB - but I can't get the phone to recognize it.

Still playing with it trying to get it to work................... I was thinking there may be something up with the new MyTouch slide / OS ???????
I downloaded the format utility referenced above (version 3.0 beta) - SD Formatter 3.0 (Beta) for SD/SDHC/SDXC - SD Association , formatted the flash - then as it was taking forever (erasing), pressed cancel. This caused it to cancel the erase process, and went directly to formatting. The card formatted (FAT32) in like 20 seconds.

I then power cycled my device (removed battery), and all is good. I'm now running a clean 32GB Thanks to the above for the idea. $40 is not all that bad
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32G Sandisk from Sandisk site, ordered before the Evo launch date received it promptly. Downside only a class 2 and the other manufacturer I believe Samsung will have a 32G out either now or later this year. it'll be a few months before the prices come down.
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Bought my 32GB card from Ebay - took 12 days to arrive.

The upside is price - $40 delivered.

The downside is it does not work in the TMO Mytouch Slide.

I can view the disk while it's in the Slide via USB to PC - I can reformat the disk (same way - FAT32), I can move files to it via USB - but I can't get the phone to recognize it.

Still playing with it trying to get it to work................... I was thinking there may be something up with the new MyTouch slide / OS ???????
Which site in ebay?
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here:32GB Micro SD Card - eBay (item 120584237530 end time Jun-22-10 17:47:25 PDT) try the thanks button
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32G Sandisk from Sandisk site, ordered before the Evo launch date received it promptly. Downside only a class 2 and the other manufacturer I believe Samsung will have a 32G out either now or later this year. it'll be a few months before the prices come down.
How much?
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Amazon.com: SanDisk 16 GB Class 2 microSDHC Flash Memory Card SDSDQ-016G (Bulk Packaging): Electronics


16gb class 2 by samsung. 26 dollars
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This is what i ordered. wish it was a higher speed like 4/6 but its a good price;Micro SD Flash Memory - Sandisk 32GB micro SDHC (Class 2) Card (Retail Packaging)
I was going to order that, but decided to just wait until the 32gb drops in price. I have the 16gb almost completely full and I don't even have all my music on it or work stuff, but I figure it'll be better to get the 32gb after FROYO updates come out because that's when we'll have Apps2SD.
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MicroSD 32GB TF Memory Card Micro SD 8GB 16GB 32GB PDA - eBay (item 270595678169 end time Jul-18-10 12:53:54 PDT)
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Bought my 32GB card from Ebay - took 12 days to arrive.

The upside is price - $40 delivered.

The downside is it does not work in the TMO Mytouch Slide.

I can view the disk while it's in the Slide via USB to PC - I can reformat the disk (same way - FAT32), I can move files to it via USB - but I can't get the phone to recognize it.

Still playing with it trying to get it to work................... I was thinking there may be something up with the new MyTouch slide / OS ???????
Are u sure about that price?

Sent from my EVO 4G using Tapatalk...
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I bought a 32GB from eBay, paid around $55.

You have to look for one that people are bidding on, that's when you get the best value. The Buy It Now's are usually in the $80-$90, but still cheap compared to probable retail costs.

If you're a good bidder, and you bid in the early morning hours (when people are less likely to outbid you), I saw someone get a 32GB for less than $30.

Happy bidding ...
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I hope you don't bid like that...just use auction sniper & don't bid through ebay website (GOOGLE IT!)


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You have to look for one that people are bidding on, that's when you get the best value. The Buy It Now's are usually in the $80-$90, but still cheap compared to probable retail costs.

If you're a good bidder, and you bid in the early morning hours (when people are less likely to outbid you), I saw someone get a 32GB for less than $30.

Happy bidding ...
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let the shmo's bid like normal. The more that don't snipe, the better it is for those of use that do
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Is there any difference between the card from ebay or the sellers from overseas?
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let the shmo's bid like normal. The more that don't snipe, the better it is for those of use that do
Hey, I still got the card for $55, when people are paying $150+ retail. I consider that a good buy.

But I will def check out sniper if I need to bid on something again, I usually just opt for the 'Buy It Now' products though.
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I've heard that the 32GB on ebay are counterfeits. Any truth to that? Real SanDisk cards have a serial number printed on the card itself. Do yours have that?
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I downloaded the format utility referenced above (version 3.0 beta) - SD Formatter 3.0 (Beta) for SD/SDHC/SDXC - SD Association , formatted the flash - then as it was taking forever (erasing), pressed cancel. This caused it to cancel the erase process, and went directly to formatting. The card formatted (FAT32) in like 20 seconds.

I then power cycled my device (removed battery), and all is good. I'm now running a clean 32GB Thanks to the above for the idea. $40 is not all that bad
H2test, Download bei heise

Do a test with that; lets see if you have a hacked card or not.
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Saw this 32 gb, not affiliated and didn't buy mine from here but still cheaper than Sandisk.

Micro SD Flash Memory - Sandisk 32GB micro SDHC (Class 2) Card (Retail Packaging)
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I payed $62.00 and it came with a SD card to slide in the micro sd card and also a USB device to slide mciro sd card into. It's a Kingston and for what I got I thought it was well worth it from Fry's.
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I payed $62.00 and it came with a SD card to slide in the micro sd card and also a USB device to slide mciro sd card into. It's a Kingston and for what I got I thought it was well worth it from Fry's.
Oh, you got a 16gb card, not a 32, right?
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Do a test with that; lets see if you have a hacked card or not.
What is a hacked card? Is it hacked to falsely show 32GB when it is actually a smaller capacity?
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What is a hacked card? Is it hacked to falsely show 32GB when it is actually a smaller capacity?
Exactly... in fact hacked/false flash memory is HUGE on ebay right now. Both in card formats and usb drives. Personally unless you know a seller sells real items don't even chance it. Getting your money back is very difficult, even with PayPal.

There are a lot of sites regarding the scams, such as:
FakeFlashNews

Basically someone in China/Japan/Taiwan (Basically overseas where there is little control) gets defective memory chips and reprograms them to read as normal working chips. They go as far as to recreate the original packaging as well. The key to detecting a fake is NONE of them have a serial number!! Ask for a Serial Number before you buy.. if they can't provide one, it's fake. If they claim it's 'inside the package', odds are it's fake as most memory manufacturers now put stickers on the outside to combat this exact problem.

Use the program someone linked a few posts above to test your card.. or simply fill it up with a bunch of files to see if it's really working properly. An easy trick is to find a video file approx 1 gig in size, and copy it a few dozen times. Then load em up onto the card/chip/drive. Most of the time it'll fail along the copy process (which can take a long time for large drives!!), but if not.. it almost always will fail on the READ process when you try to view them.

Not all Ebay sales are scams, but if the price is Extremely lower than the manufacturer for these higher capacity chips.. odds are it's fake.
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Exactly... in fact hacked/false flash memory is HUGE on ebay right now. Both in card formats and usb drives. Personally unless you know a seller sells real items don't even chance it. Getting your money back is very difficult, even with PayPal.

There are a lot of sites regarding the scams, such as:
FakeFlashNews

Basically someone in China/Japan/Taiwan (Basically overseas where there is little control) gets defective memory chips and reprograms them to read as normal working chips. They go as far as to recreate the original packaging as well. The key to detecting a fake is NONE of them have a serial number!! Ask for a Serial Number before you buy.. if they can't provide one, it's fake. If they claim it's 'inside the package', odds are it's fake as most memory manufacturers now put stickers on the outside to combat this exact problem.

Use the program someone linked a few posts above to test your card.. or simply fill it up with a bunch of files to see if it's really working properly. An easy trick is to find a video file approx 1 gig in size, and copy it a few dozen times. Then load em up onto the card/chip/drive. Most of the time it'll fail along the copy process (which can take a long time for large drives!!), but if not.. it almost always will fail on the READ process when you try to view them.

Not all Ebay sales are scams, but if the price is Extremely lower than the manufacturer for these higher capacity chips.. odds are it's fake.
I can confirm this. It took me about a month and 3 separate phone calls with Paypal before I finally got a refund. And one of the sticking points, at first, was that the seller was requesting me to return the card to them. It was easy to convince Paypal that this shouldn't be the case, since the item was removed from ebay (but too late because I had already paid).

At the time, I thought it was worth the $27 risk. Afterwards, I realized it just took up too much of my time to be worth the hassle.
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Also keep in mind that if we do get a decent uncompressed or h264 (10) recorder (so our videos don't look like crap) you'll need a class 6 or higher card. So don't waist $200 on a class 2.
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Where in the world do they sell those things? I know the Evo can store up to that amount, does anybody know which stores sell them? On Best Buy's website, it doesn't list a 32gb microsd card. And what about a 16gb one?
Regardless of what size card you get, it's the speed that makes the difference. The EVO came with a crappy Class 2 (big C around a 2 right on the card), from Sprint. I immediately pulled this crappy card out of the phone and replaced with a Class 6 8GB card, which is about 3x faster.

Beware... BestBuy, RadioShack, etc... they all sell Class 2 or Class 4, but what you really want/need is Class 6. If you ever root your phone, and put Apps2SD on, or use a custom firmware with caching on the SD card, only the Class 6 cards will work properly.

Yes, a Class 6 card costs more, but you gain a lot of speed for the money. It's completely worth it!

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just curious--what's the class number of the 8gb that comes with the phone???
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just curious--what's the class number of the 8gb that comes with the phone???
class 2
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one followup...I have a transcend 8 gb class 6 in my hero....can I just take the hero's and put it in my phone or must I format it or whatever...I could care less about the photos and whatnot on wither card....thx...
and going from cl 2 to 6...noticeable???
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one followup...I have a transcend 8 gb class 6 in my hero....can I just take the hero's and put it in my phone or must I format it or whatever...I could care less about the photos and whatnot on wither card....thx...
and going from cl 2 to 6...noticeable???
as long as it's a microsd it should be interchangable
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How can you tell what your class is without the packaging, I have a bunch of 8 GB cards that I used to use with my PSP I don't see what class is on them on the card
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I must have stumped everyone.
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All of my cards have it listed on the front. I got my 32gb from ebay $40 ship to the door. Had to format it a couple times then used the phone to format instead of computer and working great.
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