How to buy the best SD card for your camera, phone, tablet

For example, say you have no-name action cam that records at 4K 30fps. Based on the chart below, a Class 10 card should work, with a V10 card being mostly interchangeable. If you have a creepy nanny-cam in your kid’s bedroom that records grainy 1080p 30fps video in night mode, a Class 6 should work just fine.

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SD Association

If you’re buying solely for video in an action cam or similar device, the most important marking is the Speed Class. Match the colorful bars on the right to the specs in the columns on the left to determine which specs work for your device.

Source: How to buy the best SD card for your camera, phone, tablet | PCWorld

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