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The best microSD cards


This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. After testing more than 20 new and updated microSD cards, we've found that the SanDisk MicroSDXC card for Nintendo Switch (128 GB) is the best for most phones, tablets, and, yes, Nintendo Switches, but there are several other cards that work fine. The hard part is finding a real one; the online marketplaces are flooded with counterfeits. The Switch card is fast, consistent, comes from a reputable company, has a picture of a mushroom on it, and works in anything that takes a microSDXC card, not just the Switch.

World's first 512GB microSD: Monster .5TB storage comes to smartphones


Integral's 512GB card has the necessary 10MB/s write speeds to support Full HD video on smartphones and other devices.

You can grab a 128GB SanDisk microSDXC memory card for less than $27 today


If you have a new Android phone on the way thanks to Prime Day, you can triple the storage with this SanDisk 128GB microSDXC Memory Card Ultra for just $26.95 on B&H PhotoRemove non-product link. And what's more you can get it right now--the Amazon deal is currently out of stock. This memory card is built to keep your data safe: it's waterproof, X-Ray-proof, and shockproof. With an SD Class 10 rating and an Ultra High Speed Class 1 rating, it features read speeds up to 80 MB/s and write speeds up to MB/s. It also comes with an SD adapter for increased device compatibility.

Amazon's storage sale brings deep discounts on external drives, SSDs, and microSD cards


If you're running out of space on your PC, phone, or console, we've got you covered today. Amazon is running one of its famous one-day sales, and this one's filled with SanDisk and WD storage productsRemove non-product link including USB drives, external and internal storage, and memory cards, all at all-time-low prices. First is one of our favorite external SSD drives, the SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable External SSD for $143Remove non-product link down from a list price of $349. We named this drive as runner-up for best performance USB drive behind the Samsung T5 in our roundup for its speedy performance and rugged rubberized design. Although it is technically a drive designed exclusively for the Xbox One you can use it for pretty much anything, and it doesn't even require reformatting since it's using the standard FAT32 file system.

Amazon's one-day storage sale has great prices on SSDs, thumb drives, and external drives


Amazon is in full sales mode today with two, count'em two, major one-day price drops on storage and Logitech devices. We're covering both sales today, and this article is all about getting great deals on internal, external, and supplementary storage. All of today's deals end just before midnight Pacific time on Wednesday evening. You can find all of the deals here, but let's focus on our three top picks, all of which are at their lowest-ever prices on Amazon. This drive is not included in our favorite SSDs for 2018 article, but other SanDisk drives are, and it's a trusted brand.