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SD Card Advantages and Disadvantages

SD Card Advantages

With the latest storage technology built inside, SD cards are one of the most effective ways to carry extra data and storage with you. The small factor and light weight make this a very easy to store device, as it is very small. By adding an SD card to your smartphone, you increase the storage option dramatically, and you can use it for backing up important data and photos before resetting your phone.
Being small in size, these storage devices consume little power and are a perfect addition to any mobile device.

SD Card Disadvantages

The small form of these cards is both their blessing and their curse, as they are very fragile. The cards are around 1mm thick, and given the small size, they can easily break by accident. It's recommended to store these memory cards in a carrying case or a protective layer if you are not using it on your phone.
SD Cards also have limitations on data writing and reading, but their lifecycle is quite long, around 100,000 cycles. This is not a problem for the normal user, but a power user that uses SD cards for work might consider this a big drawback.

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There is no SD card in my phone....But can that be the problem


You only need SD card for storing extra data or for external storage. If your phone's internal memory has good capacity, you do not need an SD card for storing extra data.

However SD cards can be used for storing your important files externally. So if your phone doesn't support SD card, please keep a backup of your files elsewhere.

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The answer is definitely Yes. You canrecover those deleted/lost pictures and videos from SD Card. But you have to rely on somephoto recovery software as it's the most effective way. Try Card Data Recovery. This program applies advanced algorithm deep scan your memory card and harddrives to seek for your lost pictures and video files. You may get the programhere:

http://www.card-data-recovery.com

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what is a sd card ?


Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by Matsushita, SanDisk, and Toshiba for use in portable devices. Today it is widely used in digital cameras, handheld computers, PDAs, mobile phones, GPS receivers, and video game consoles. Standard SD card capacities range from 4 MB to 4 GB, and for high capacity SDHC cards from 4 GB to 32 GB as of 2008.

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