Memory Cards for Mobile Phones

Increasing your mobile phone's memory is as simple as inserting an SD card, Micro SD card or SDHC card. Some of the most popular mobile phones, such as the Apple iPhone, have a predetermined memory capacity with no facility to fit external memory to expand their data storage capacity. Other mobiles such as the popular Galaxy range of cellphones use memory cards. The small SD Micro cards which come in memory capacities from 2GB up to 16GB.


Memory Cards for Mobile Phones: What is Backward Compatibility?
As products such as Mobile Phones (Cellphones) improve their specifications from one generation to the next, there are compatibility issues to consider. Devices that only accept the original SD (Secure Digital) card format will not be compatible with SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) or SDXC (Secure Digital ‘Xtra Capacity’) memory cards. However, both SDHC and SDXC memory cards are backwards compatible, enabling them to read previous format cards. A device like a Mobile Phones (Cellphones) is backwards compatible if products designed for the new standard can receive, read, view or play older or less powerful standards and formats.

  • SD devices can only use SD memory cards - SD capacities range from 128MB to 2GB
  • SDHC devices can use both SD memory cards and SDHC memory cards - SDHC capacities range from 4GB to 32GB
  • SDXC devices can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and SDXC memory cards - SDXC capacities range from 64GB to 2TB

Memory Cards for Mobile Phones (Cellphones) - Which type of Memory Card is right for your Mobile Phone?
Which type of Memory Card is right for your Mobile Phone? Before buying a memory card make sure it is compatible with your Cellphone. All you really need to consider are 3 questions before you buy. How much storage capacity do you need? What speed do you need? What kind of memory card does your Mobile Phone use? To find out what memory card you need check information from the manufacturer, your user manual or for a logo on the device. Or have a glance at our Mobile Phones compatibility list.

Memory Cards for Mobile Phones - Compatibility List
Check our Mobile Phones compatibility list for details of your device.

Memory Cards for Mobile Phones - Compatibility List

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