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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dj.GETAFIX, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. dj.GETAFIX

    dj.GETAFIX Well-Known Member
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    i want to upgrade to an 8 or 16 gig sd card and was looking at e-bay for prices:
    they seem verry cheep and this worrys me a lot. obviously i wouldent buy from a seller unless they had a high rateing so i could trust them, and i definatly wouldent touch an unbrandied make, but what about kingston or sandisk???....
    is there makers i should stay away from and makers you would recomend???
    has anybody had a sd card from ebay and what was the result???
    iv firmly belive you get what you pay for quality wise but also that you can get a better deal if you look around and youse your head :)
     

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  2. Kaliban

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    alot of the ebay sdcards can be fakes, i got mine from play.com
     
  3. OFI

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    I would stay away from eBay, have a look on 7DayShop.com I bought a Toshiba 16GB Class 2 from there a couple of weeks ago for
     
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  4. SUroot

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    Ebay: Just say no!
     
  5. GSMGuy

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    Pretty much ALL of the Ebay branded ones are fakes...


    Mike
     
  6. dj.GETAFIX

    dj.GETAFIX Well-Known Member
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    thanks to you all for the replys...
    will check out both sites :D

    what make did you purchase ofi ???
    the toshiba looks good and as its a name i know i would probably opt for that one
     
  7. jim_h

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    +1 for 7dayshop and play.com

    Amazon can be pretty competitive too. Also try memorybits.co.uk
     
  8. kilroy

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    I bought a class 6 card from an online computer shop, and it doesn't perform anywhere near promised. So I think it isn't just eBay...
     
  9. GSMGuy

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    Also, watch Amazon & Play, as a lot of stuff is sold by third parties, so the FAKE warning still applies... Look for ones "In stock and sold by Amazon.co.uk/Play.com"

    Mike
     
  10. bobadopalis

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    id recomend play.com thats where i got mine from. did originally buy a "32gb class 4 sandisk" from ebay, it ended up being a class 2 fake.
     
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