Alternatively called T-Flash, TF, or TransFlash, MicroSD is an 11 by 15 mm removable flash memory card first developed by SanDisk and approved as a standard on July 13, 2005. The MicroSD is most used with cell phones and dash cams and are the smallest removable flash memory card specification.
Some laptops feature a MicroSD slot built into the front or side edge, allowing you to easily move pictures or other files on and off of them. If your laptop does not have a MicroSD slot, or you're using a desktop computer, you can use a media card reader. This device adapts your MicroSD card to the appropriate size for different slots.
How much data can MicroSD store?
MicroSD card storage varies between standards; here's how much data each of them can hold.
- MicroSD - Up to 2 GB
- MicroSDHC - Between 2 and 32 GB
- MicroSDXC - Between 32 GB and 2 TB
- MicroSDUC - Between 2 and 128 TB