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Replacing 8gb with 16gb MicroSDHC

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by subdivisions, May 27, 2011.

  1. subdivisions

    subdivisions Newbie
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    In the process of updating.. Got a kingston 16gb to up the space on the 8gb ext card for music and videos and such... If i run into any caveats ill let u know.. Figuring whenever someone x2 farts we all know about it...

    Apparently mine ate some Beano. :D

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  2. square

    square Android Enthusiast

    swapping the 16gb from my original droid was the first thing i did. i plan to replace that with a 32gb card tonight.
  3. subdivisions

    subdivisions Newbie
    Thread Starter

    You Bastard! How dare you trounce me in sheer volume space... A Poxy on you! :D haha

    I woulda gotten the 32gig, but i didnt pay for the 16 so free > 32.
  4. RUSirius

    RUSirius Newbie

    What 'Class' (speed) card are you guys replacing the original 8GB card with?
  5. rankman

    rankman Well-Known Member

    I put in a 16 gb card from my fascinate into the x2 and its been fine so far for the week I've had it.
  6. square

    square Android Enthusiast

    my 16gb is a class 2. the 32gb i ordered is supposed to be a class 4.
  7. rankman

    rankman Well-Known Member

    What is class and where do I see it?
  8. RUSirius

    RUSirius Newbie

    Class refers to a cards 'speed' or ability to rear/write data to and from the card. If you see no reference on the card to class, your card is probably Class 2. Class 4 has a faster read/write than a class 2 all the way up to a class 10 which is the fastest read/write available in a Micro SD card I believe offered at the present time.
  9. fastpicker89

    fastpicker89 Well-Known Member

    I got a 32 gb Class 4 Sandisk. I'll be back with an update when it arrives.
  10. rushmore

    rushmore Extreme Android User

    Yep, took my 32gb out of the Incredible and put it in the DX2. I then put the 8gb in the Incredible, to at least keep track of the 8gb.
  11. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Class will not matter on the phone...2 vs. 4 will show no differences...

    It can matter in PC to phone/phone to PC transfers, so if you're moving large or lots of files between phone and PC regularly, getting a higher class card can help.

    If not, don't worry about it and shop primarily by price.
  12. fastpicker89

    fastpicker89 Well-Known Member

    Alright I'm back. Working with a 32 gb, Class 4 Sandisk. So far, I have had almost no problems. It took a few hours for the card to settle in, but otherwise it's great. Snappy. Music plays perfectly. The only issues I have with music are, as far as I can tell, with DoubleTwist.

    Just upgrade and splurge on a real card. It'll be worth it.
  13. ZeroOveride

    ZeroOveride Member

    I had a Sandisk 32gb card in my Droid 2 and the Droid 2 fired it and it no longer works. Now I use a 16gb and don't have any need for any more. The new Google Music Beta and with Amazon Cloud Player, I have my music in the cloud and have no need for the extra storage.

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