Are all memory cards alike? Just pop them in and go is a mentality shared by many consumers. Does the phrase “Buy the cheapest – they’re all the same.” , really apply?
Overall the name brand trusted by most photographers and photography enthusiasts is San Disk. The quality of resolution is higher and overall dependability is higher. No matter what the memory storage is for this name brand memory cards from SanDisk are consistently rated higher for overall performance than other brands.
The Gold Standard number one card for enthusiasts and professionals is the newer SanDisk Extreme Pro 32 GB SDHC card. The card produces high resolution images and is great for still images, fast action shots and high quality video. This card features UHS (Ultra High Speed) technology and offers high megapixel continuous burst shooting and HD (high definition video capture). This card is made to withstand accidents and exposure to elements. It is water proof, shock and vibration proof, temperature proof as well as x-ray and magnet proof and has a lifetime limited warranty.
For top storage capacity and HD recording ability the SanDisk Ultra 64GB is the ideal choice. This is SanDisk’s highest capacity SD. It offers over 8 hours of continuous HD video recording and a higher speed resolution than the standard high speed resolution cards. As with all SanDisk cards it comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
The most popular overall card for everyday usage and high quality photos is, the SanDisk 4 GB, offering over 2,000 pictures and over 8 hours of video. For the average enthusiast this memory card offers a high quality photographs and video with a larger storage capacity than the smaller 512 MB or 2GB.
The Panasonic 8GB high speed, offers quality resolution at an affordable price. The quality and speed not as high as San Disk, but the price compared to the same in San Disk is lower and still provides excellent photo quality at about two thirds the cost and comes with a 10 year warranty.
The Kodak High Speed 4GB is quite popular and reliable as well. It offers good quality high speed videos and photographs. The resolution quality is good and like SanDisk works on most digital cameras. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty and is a class 4 memory card.
Remember the first priority in choosing a memory card should be to consider what you’re aiming to achieve. Once you decide whether the goal is high definition, high speed photographs, or storage capacity, or your budget; you can choose from the top companies with the product that serves you best.