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Old September 29th, 2012, 10:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Maximum memory speed / class the US GS3 can utilize

I'm pretty sure that I'll be getting this phone on Verizon when my contract expires on AT&T on October 4th. I'll get the 16 Gb version. So, I'll probably order a 16 Gb microSD card too. I know that UHS-1 cards are the fastest, but what is the fastest speed this phone can fully use. If the phone itself will be a bottleneck for UHS-1 cards, I don't want to waste my money on a UHS-1 or Class 10, if a Class 6 will work. I don't have money to waste!

I don't have any files larger than 4 Gb, so SDXC versus SDHC isn't an issue for me. SDHC is all I'll need.

By the way, I'm moving to Verizon purely due to AT&T coverage issues at my house. My wife and her parents have already made the move on our shared plan.

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You might want to look here:
Support Class 10 vs UHS-1 cards

Galaxy S3 users with Class 10 microsd, your read and write speeds

For me, the 32GB class 10 was the sweet spot, representing the best value (speed/capacity/cost).
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