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Mobile Media Storage Options

by Carson Koenig

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Can you imagine storing 100 HD movies on a single memory card that is the size of a postage stamp? The upcoming SDXC memory card has a 2TB capacity which will make such gargantuan media storage possible. Needless to say, consumers will be chomping at the bit to buy these high capacity mobile memory cards for their mobile devices. You, as a supplier, have got to know what these memory card options are so that you can stock them and tap into this growing market. This article will give you the information you need to stay ahead of the pack.

Mobile memory card options are numerous, and they can get confusing if you don't know what you're looking at. This article will identify the different types of mobile storage options and outline their characteristics, giving you a better grasp of the mobile memory card market.

Included are descriptions of Multimedia Cards(MMCs), Secure Digital(SD) Cards, and Memory Sticks.

Each specific type of mobile memory card is described, including MMC, MMCMobile, MMC-Plus, RS-MMC, DV RS-MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC, MiniSD, MicroSD/Transflash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, and Memory Stick Micro M2.

The specifications of each memory card will be provided, and we will help you compare and determine which cards are the best for different applications. You will learn about the limitations of each card, such as temperature tolerance, transfer speed, storage life, humidity tolerance, and drop/shock tolerance.

Information about compatibility with computers is provided. You will learn how mobile memory cards communicate with computers. The tools needed to transfer data to a computer, such as memory card readers, will be described.

You will also get a brief description of other mobile-phone-to-computer data transfer options, such as online photo albums, Bluetooth, and infrared connections.

What is MMC? What is SD? Which one is better? Which cards will become ubiquitous and which ones will fade out of existence? How can you sift through the bloated claims of manufacturers and determine which cards really perform the best?

All these questions are answered in this informative article that will give you what you need to keep up with the mobile memory industry.

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