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Hello, i am looking for a good 32GB microSD card for my phone Galaxy S3.
I want it to be with a decent write speeds for photos,HQ video recording and all other stuff.
I see a large choice in the market but not that much info and benchmarks so i am not sure what exactly I should buy.
however i have a few candidates:

1) Silicon Power Superior Micro SDHC UHS-I
http://www.silicon-power.com/product/product_detail.php?currlang=utf8&main=9&sub=15&pro=194&type=sp#a_8

2) SanDisk Mobile Ultra 200x Micro SDHC
http://www.sandisk.com/products/memory-cards/microsd/ultra-class10-for-android/?capacity=32GB

3) Transcend Premium Micro SDHC UHS-I
http://www.transcend-info.com/products/Catlist.asp?modno=414

if you think there is something better for my needs let me know please smile.gif

Thanks!
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Go Samsung or SanDisk. So far, Samsung is the best I've used. I've got a Samsung 32GB Class 6 microSDHC and it beats other brands' Class 10. SanDisk cards do meet their class specification, though, and random 4K performance isn't abysmally low like other brands so if Samsung is too expensive, SanDisk makes for a decent enough alternative.
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I agree, Samsung or Sandisk. However, the price of UHS-1 SDHC/SDXC cards is NOT much more than Class 10, yet the good cards will perform anywhere from 2.5 to 5 times faster than the upper limit of C10... I have a Sandisk Ultra (or Ultimate? Can't recall) 128GB SDXC, it's one of my photography SD cards, and it will do about ~55MB/sec write and 85-95MB/sec read easily; I shoot only in RAW, and using it or the 64GB SDXC UHS-1 cards I have, I've never had a hiccup even doing 10-12 shot "action" bursts or bracket HDR photos...
Compared to even a lot of Class 10 cards, which cause the camera to start to slow after the 4th, 5th, maybe 6th shot...it's a very, very worthwhile upgrade!
   
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I agree, Samsung or Sandisk. However, the price of UHS-1 SDHC/SDXC cards is NOT much more than Class 10, yet the good cards will perform anywhere from 2.5 to 5 times faster than the upper limit of C10... I have a Sandisk Ultra (or Ultimate? Can't recall) 128GB SDXC, it's one of my photography SD cards, and it will do about ~55MB/sec write and 85-95MB/sec read easily; I shoot only in RAW, and using it or the 64GB SDXC UHS-1 cards I have, I've never had a hiccup even doing 10-12 shot "action" bursts or bracket HDR photos...
Compared to even a lot of Class 10 cards, which cause the camera to start to slow after the 4th, 5th, maybe 6th shot...it's a very, very worthwhile upgrade!

That's most likely a SanDisk Extreme. I think it goes Extreme > Ultra > regular. Unfortunately, I don't think SanDisk has Extreme 32GB/64GB microSDs just yet. The SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC and 64GB microSDXC are capable of UHS-1 read speeds but write pretty much stays at Class 10 (10MB/s). An issue with the UHS-1 designation is it's not a guarantee of performance. With the Class ratings, cards are required to have the class as its minimum write speed. With UHS, it's more a designation of support for bus type and transfer mode. Heck, I think Samsung has some UHS-1 Class 6 microSD cards.


Yep, that should work.
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