Accessories Sources for cheap SD cards.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JedEye, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. JedEye

    JedEye Active Member
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    I was looking around for high capacity SD cards and I found a few links.

    2GB $6
    4GB $9 / $13
    8GB $19 / $24
    16GB - $51 / $59

    Shouldn't be running out of storage on the G1 for a while.
     

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  2. DreamcastDC

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    T-mobile G1 uses Micro SD cards.

    Like this one.

    This is what I like about the G1, expandable flash(unlimited space), unlike the iphone 3g.
     
  3. JedEye

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    8GB - $39

    While I like expandable storage, I still think it needs an internal drive. Surely there will be a phone released with an SDD and a memory slot.
     
  4. OrganizedFellow

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    SanDisk 8GB microSDHC
    amazon.com starting at $20.97
     
  5. JedEye

    JedEye Active Member
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    <insert thumbs up smilie>
     
  6. Scamp

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  7. onilink67

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    actually I've heard that was cancelled for the 16gb version that is shipping as we speak
     
  8. N3TWORK BURN3R

    N3TWORK BURN3R Well-Known Member
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    Why don't you guys just buy from Newegg.com? Its the best place for all that kind of stuff. Also, make sure it is a Class 6 card. Class 4 are a bit slower in comparison.
     
  9. mandroid

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    I was going to ask a question about that. I don't know much about the microSD cards, but saw everything from class 2 to class 8. Is there than noticeable of a difference?
     
  10. N3TWORK BURN3R

    N3TWORK BURN3R Well-Known Member
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    It depends on how fast the phone can access it. But considering its going to be a modern phone, i would just go and get the fastest and hope the phone can handle it. Besides, price difference is only a few bucks more for a higher class.
     
  11. emonero

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    Doesn't the G1 have a limit of 8BG?
     
  12. onilink67

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    I'm going to test the new 16gb one if is a true SDHC card reader then it should theoretically be able to read up to 32gb. I believe the 8gb limit is do to when the press release happened 8GB was the biggest available
     
  13. Absolute

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    From what I hear yes and no...I'm not sure if its a hardware thing or if its simply because of availability. I hope its because of whats available...makes no sense for 8GB to be a physical limit.
     
  14. JedEye

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    It wouldnt make sense to me if it was a hardware limit, maybe a limit of the OS.
     
  15. onilink67

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    no point about talking theoretically I have one ordered that should be in before the G1 so once mine it shipped to me on the 22nd I'll know as soon as it comes in.
     
  16. lightforce

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    the new sandisk 16gb was announced that it would work on the g1
     
  17. onilink67

    onilink67 Active Member
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    Link? I know there was an artical hoping that if it works it would put the G1 on level with iphone
     
  18. sleebus.jones

    sleebus.jones Well-Known Member
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    I got a 8GB card for $26 from meritline.com. Hang out on bensbargains.net or dealnews, usually you'll find one there.
     
  19. bluesk1d

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    Newegg.com's service and speed can't be beat. Also when you are looking at classes, consider only a class 4 card is required for 1080P AVCHD video camcorders (20+Mbps)...
     
  20. Brains

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    This was mentioned higher up in the thread, but to answer a quick question on the "Class" numbers you see listed with the cards:

    The Class refers to the data transfer speed -- Class 4 = 4 Mbps, Class = 6 Mbps, etc.
    You'll also see numbers such as "40X" and such. 40X = Class 6.

    Get the highest class you can :)

    Secure_Digital_card
     
  21. You have a 16gb mircoSD already ordered??
    From where [link] ? Im hoping that it starts reasonable prices along the lines of $80... from what I see>> Link
     
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