SD Card sale!

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    I wore out the sd card in my Droid1. I shopped around and found out that Radio Shack is having a sale on them. I got a Class 4, 16 GB SanDisk card for $34.99. Radio Shack's regular price on that card is $119.99. Now I know the 119 number is insanely high, but for a name brand 16 GB Class 4 card, $34.99 is a deal (at least I thought it was). The sale ends today, 1/22, but anyone needing a new sd card or wanting to upgrade to a Class 4 card, this might be a good solution. Especially considering you don't have to wait for it to get shipped. Just thought somebody might want to know.
     
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    you should check out amazon...16gb microsd 22bucks...radio shack is ridiculous for even attempting to charge over $100 for a 16gb...reminds me of best buy charging $200 for HDMI cables...haha

    Amazon.com: SanDisk 16 GB Class 2 MicroSDHC Flash Memory Card SDSDQ-016G-A11M Retail Package: Electronics
     
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    Ayep - they have a 32gb card for $46 on Amazon.
     
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    ha even better! i got my 32gb from sandisk itself in december when they had em for $50.
     
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    I would have if I had the time. My phone was basically down without an sd card, and I needed it today. I was pretty happy considering the time issue. I knew I could get it cheaper if I could wait. Plus, the Class 4 card I got definitely helps the performance of my phone.
     
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    oh yeah if you needed it in your hand today, that's a good price...probably won't find it cheaper at a brick and mortar i'm sure.
     
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    A class 4 16 GB for 35 is a steal! Im going to go on break and head over to radio shack across the street right now to pick one up, replace the 8 gig class 2 that came with my phone :):):)

    Sent from the F-Zero cockpit on my D2G
     
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    Thanks for the heads-up. I'm heading out to RS in a short to pick one up. This is just what I need for my Nook Color. I'm going to run Froyo from it. Thanks again.
     
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    On a side note, would getting a class 6 or 10 even really help access speeds? After realizing my 8 gig is a class 4, i can say that my phone already installs large apps relatively fast and can uninstall/delete large files/apps nearly instantly.

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    they say that technically you should notice increases in read/write speeds, but to me its meh. i've never noticed any difference (at least not one worth justifying the extra money) to care
     
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    I noticed a big speed increase, but, then again, my old Class 2 was kind of flakey for a while before it died, so I can't honestly say how much faster the Class 4 is than a good, non-flakey Class 2. But I know it's way faster than I can remember it being.
     
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    Get the best High Performance SD card. Under $100. 16gb class 10. http://amzn.to/hj8Pt4

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App
     
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    Where is the $46 32gb? All I see are ones that are around $75.
     
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    no good, that's a full size SDcard, phones generally, only take microSD
     
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