Before buying Memory card, Know About Memory CLASS

Are you going to buy memory card ? Are you confused about memory card class ? Well, Today we will know about types, class and many more of sd card. As you know Memory Card is used to save Data (photo, movies, videos, document etc). Memory card available in sizes 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB.

According to Wikipedia, Memory card/Flash card is an electronic data storage device which is used for collecting data (any files/photos/videos etc.). In this time memory card is widely used in all digital product like camera, phones, smartphone, latptop, computers, tablets, PDAs etc like digital goods.


Memory Card Class

Do you know why the Memory card costing differs from manufacture of the same sizes ?? Lets see why this happen. Have a look at your memory card. Is there numbers like 4 or 6 or 8 or 10 in round circle. (Shown in figure below)
Memory card class


These 4, 6, 8, 10 number are called Memory Class. Class number are the main reason of the prize vary in same sizes of memory card.
The circled number indicates the transfer speed of the memory card. If the number 4 is written in the circle, the file transfer speed will be 6-10MB per second.


Memory Card Class Speed

Below data show you, how much CLASS can give you transfer rate.

  • Class 4 – 6-10MB per second transfer speeds
  • Class 6 – 24MB per second transfer speeds
  • Class 8 – 35-40MB per second transfer speeds
  • Class 10 – 48MB per second transfer speeds

The price is determined by this also.


Final Point

I hope you understand why memory class is very important. The higher the CLASS The higher the SPEED. So you should always buy high class without looking at memory card price.


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