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Old 04-01-2015, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default 128 gb Micro SD card, at this price? surely not

Hi all, I have for some time now been considering getting a 128gb Micro SD card for my phone as I have a lot of music, but I'm waiting for it to come down as I'd rather spend money upgrading my computer, as far as I could see it would cost me about 70 for a good one, I just found this: https://www.wish.com/c/53c3e007bc06ac0efc83e08e, now the price of 5 immediately started alarm bells ringing, then there was this "High Storage Capacity (up to 128gb/64gb)", and finally a comment from a buyer saying it broke in 20 minutes, yet most of the ratings seem to be high, am I right to be worried?
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Old 04-01-2015, 04:04 AM   #2
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Default Re: 128 gb Micro SD card, at this price? surely not

You're right to be worried, there is no way this is a 64 or 128GB card. It's probably 1 1GB card which has been modified to display as 128GB. I would guess that t won't work with your data and will corrupt it or at best you'll end up with a card that displays that it can store 128GB, but will only store 1GB (or whatever the real capacity is) without falling over.

I would guess that the person who broke the card in 20 minutes put more than the *real* capacity of the card.

TL;DR.... Avoid it.

EDIT: Sandisk's 128GB card is 85 from Amazon, that's more of a price that I'd expect!
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Old 04-01-2015, 06:52 AM   #3
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Yup, many people have been scammed by sellers offering high capacity SD cards at ridiculously low prices. If something seems too good to be true, it usually is.
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Default Re: 128 gb Micro SD card, at this price? surely not

Thanks everyone for your replies, I've seen a couple go on Ebay auctions for next to nothing as well, I'm always pretty skeptical when it says storage "up to", or some people putting *notes in the description saying actual size may be from 4gb to 128gb, it just sounds awfully like a disclaimer of some sort, either it is 128gb or it isn't, even so, I was tempted, if a little naive, so I thought I'd come and ask here knowing there's a good chance someone on here will know for sure, thanks again for ensuring I'm not ripped off!
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