SDHC Memory Cards
Designed to be used in portable devices such as cameras, smart phones, laptops and tablets, (Secure Digital High Capacity) or Micro SDHC memory cards, are available in storage sizes from 4GB to 32GB, and offer higher speed ratings than SD memory cards. Due to the improved transfer speeds of SDHC memory cards, they prove great for storing files such as pictures and videos, as well as full HD video recording.
Those seeking a storage solution for DSLR cameras will find the most benefits when using an SDHC memory card. As the improved read and write speeds of the SDHC format allow for faster saving times of pictures taken in a RAW format, the camera can store these files and be ready to take another photo in a quicker amount of time. This also proves beneficial when transferring these larger files to a PC since the large file sizes of RAW pictures can be fairly large.
As the SDHC memory card features a Class specification, indicating its purpose and which device each class is best suited to, it’s best to make sure the memory card you’re purchasing matches up with the device you intend on using it with. Class 2 offers a minimum read and write speed of 2MBs – ideal for standard video recording and taking photos, suited towards smartphones and tablets. Class 4 offers a minimum read and write speed of 4MBs, and just like Class 6 memory cards which offer a minimum read and write speed of 6MBs – both classes are best suited for High-Definition video recording, ideal for smartphones, tablets, cameras and laptops. Class 10 is best suited for full HD video recording and taking RAW format photos, finding the most benefit from devices such as laptops and high-end cameras.