Samsung EVO+ 256GB MicroSD Review: Tiny footprint, big on performance

By Steve ยท 5 replies
Jul 15, 2016
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  1. Running out of storage on your smartphone, tablet or 4K video camera? Well, good news, SD cards have never been more affordable and crucially, never offered such huge storage capacities either. Samsung recently announced the availability of a 256GB version of their popular EVO Plus MicroSD card series. Not unlike Samsung’s solid state drives, the EVO+ MicroSD card takes advantage of the company's advanced 48-cell layer V-NAND technology. This enables both, higher capacities and greater performance.

    The Samsung EVO+ 256GB has been rated for read and write speeds of up to 90MB/s. With 256GB at your disposal, users can now record up to 12 hours of 4K UHD video or 33 hours of Full HD video or store up to 55,200 photos without needing to change or replace the memory card.

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  2. trgz

    trgz TS Addict Posts: 221   +50

    (Ah, the posting is working again)
    Can I put two of these in an FiiO x5 2nd gen, or 1 in an FiiO x3 2nd gen?
  3. Theinsanegamer

    Theinsanegamer TS Evangelist Posts: 860   +874

    If only there was a nexus tablet that could take microSD.
  4. MoeJoe

    MoeJoe TS Guru Posts: 711   +381

    What the heck is this (on Amazon):

    Samsung EVO Select Micro SDXC Memory Card, 256GB, 95MB/s

    Is a "Select" a bin'd, lower performing "+" ?

    I'm so confused.
  5. skipmichael

    skipmichael TS Enthusiast Posts: 30   +15

    $250.... No thanks.. I'll wait until it $25.00 then maybe...
  6. nicstocks

    nicstocks TS Rookie

    One of these fell out of my wash basket yesterday, no idea how it got there but I'll take it! :)

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