List of Best Memory Cards in India 2020

Best Memory Cards Memory Cards Price List
SanDisk Ultra Micro SDXC Memory Card (100MB/s, Red and Grey) Rs.869
Samsung EVO Plus MicroSDHC I Memory Card (95MB/s, White and Red) Rs.420
SanDisk 32GB MicroSDHC Class 4 Memory Card Rs.365
Samsung EVO Plus Micro SDXC Memory Card (100MB/s, White and Red) Rs.869
SanDisk 16GB MicroSD Class 4 Memory Card Rs.246
HP 64GB MicroSD Class 10 Memory Card Rs.999
Kingston 16GB MicroSDHC Memory Card Rs.314
Strontium Nitro 566X microSDXC I (65MB/s, Yellow and White) Rs.2,049
Strontium 8GB MicroSDHC Class 6 Memory Card Rs.190
Samsung Evo Micro SDHC I Memory Card Rs.475
Memory Cards price & products list are updated on April 10, 2020 10:45 IST.

What are Memory Cards?

A memory card is an electronic memory data storage device that is used to store information in a digital form. They are commonly seen to be used in many different portable devices.

Types Of Memory Cards

CompactFlash (CF)

The compact Flash card is invented by SanDisk Corporation in 1994, CompactFlash cards can support 3.3V and 5V operation and can switch between the two, in contrast to other small-form factor flash memory cards that can operate only at one voltage. The card was designed based on the PCMCIA PC Card standard and can fit into a PCMCIA slot with an adapter. There are two types of CompactFlash cards to accommodate different capacities: Type I cards are of the size 42.8mm x 36.4mm x 3.3 mm thick Type II cards are of the size 42.8mm x 36.4mm x 5.5 mm thick.

Secure Digital Card (SD card)

SD cards are a type of memory card that are used in many small portable devices such as digital video camcorders, digital cameras, handheld computers, audio players and mobile phones. In use since 1999, SD Memory Cards are now available in capacities between 16 Megabytes and 1 Gigabyte, and still growing. An SD card typically measures 32 mm x 24 mm x 2.1 mm and weighs approximately 2grams.

MiniSD Card

After the success of the SD Card (Secure Digital Card), the miniSD Memory Card was developed to meet the demands of the mobile phone market but are seen to be very different from the Secure Disk Sd Cards. The MiniSD Card provides the same benefits as the SD Card, but is smaller than the original SD Card. MiniSD Cards are typically found in many newer mobile phones with features such as built-in digital cameras, downloading and games, basically the mobile phones where the miniSD can meet the requirements for increased data storage. MiniSD cards are 21.5 mm x 20 mm x 1.4 mm and generally provide 16MB to 256MB of storage.


These MicroSD cards are mainly used in mobile phones and other small handheld devices the MicroSD format is currently available in capacities up to 4GB, and it roughly 1/4th the size of the SD card at 15mm W 11mm W 0.7mm. The MicroSD card is also the smallest memory card available. Card adapters can be purchased that enable backwards compatibility — this would allow MicroSD cards to work in SD and MiniSD slots, and also for MicroSD cards to work in SD card slots.

MultiMediaCard (MMC)

The MultiMediaCard (MMC) standard was introduced by SanDisk and Siemens in 1997. The card itself is 32 mm x 24 mm x 1.4mm and is often used in place of the SD card. Transfer speeds of a MMC is around 2.5MB/s and they can often be used in SD Card readers.

Sony Memory Sticks

Sony Memory Sticks are light, compact and designed for a wide variety of devices including digital cameras, recorders, and more. With the use of an adapter most Sony Memory Sticks can be used with almost all Memory Stick PRO compatible products. Memory Stick Micro (M2): 15 mm x 12.5 mm x 1.2 mm Memory Stick PRO: 50 mm x 21.5 mm x 2.8 mm. The Memory Stick PRO format has an an 8-bit parallel interface with theoretical transfer rates up to 480Mb/s. It is commonly used in high megapixel digital cameras and digital camcorders. Memory Stick PRO DUO: 31 mm x 20 mm x 1.6 mm. The Memory Stick PRO Duo media is about one-third the volume and half the weight of standard-size media, but offers all the advanced functions of Memory Stick PRO media.


Introduced by Toshiba in 1995 the whole concept of SmartMedia cards are now considered obsolete despite its popular usage for five years. SmartMedia cards are 45 mm x 37 mm x 0.76 mm and could be found in their peak times in 16MB, 32MB, and 128MB versions. Even as an obsolete card, it is still sought after by users of older devices which cannot use memory cards larger than 128MB.

Top Brands that manufacture Memory Cards

The top brands that manufacture memory cards are


These memory cards are seen to be the best for professional photgraphers who have to take continuous shots to be able store more in a less time span. They are also great for recording videos in Ultra HD quality which is otherwise an issue.


Sandisk is known to be one of the most popular brands that manufacture and sell memory cards all over the country. It is seen to have a great speed and a high quality shots can be recorded. Since, Sandisk provides many cheap options, you can be totally assured that you will definitely find the perfect one that you are looking for which again is not very expensive as well


Transcend is another brand that has been in the market for a while now. They manufacture fairly cheaper cards and are great when you want to shoot shots of a jungle safari and things like this. Transcend tends to offer cheaper options keeping in mind the all kinds of strata in mind. They are in power with Sandisk in terms of their sales and the models that they offer to the people.


Samsung is a very well known brand in the Indian markets and have a good range of memory cards to offer as well. They can be a little on the higher side if you compare them with your other cheaper but good brands. Even though Samsung memory cards are a little on the higher side, they still have a huge amount of customers that regularly use their products and therefore are loyal to the brand.


Kingston is popular for manufacturing their fancy and stylish designs for their memory cards. Unlike other brands they are seen to be more niche and higher in quality when you keep them in comparison. Kingston memory cards are also seen to be having a good amount of storage facility and high resolution images.

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