A memory card in digital cameras is an electronic flash memory data storage device, which is used in digital cameras. SmartMedia and CompactFlash have been very popular memory card types with digital cameras. Matsushita, SanDisk and Toshiba had formatted the Secure Digital (SD), which is a flash (non-volatile) memory card and this can be used in portable devices, which included digital cameras.
A memory card in digital cameras is an essential, yet often overlooked accessory among digital photography equipment. One disadvantage with memory cards is that they are reusable as they don't have unlimited storage capacity. Majority of the digital cameras have a low capacity regarding memory cards. Even the manufacturers publish certain tables for customers to know how many images they can save on their respective memory cards and space.
Currently in the market you will come across a variety of types of memory cards like Compact Flash, SmartMedia, and Memory Stick to be particular. The memory cards offer you storage capacities ranging from 2 Megabytes (MB) to1 Gigabyte (GB). One major advantage in the digital cameras is that the memory of the camera can be upgraded as soon as you purchase additional memory cards.
Moreover, the batteries in the digital cameras using the memory cards tend to last longer. The XD-Picture Card, which is developed by Fuji film and Olympus, manufactured by Toshiba is a high-capacity flash memory format for digital cameras.
Here we provide you with the names of a few of the best types of digital memory cards:
- Genuine Toshiba 2gb SD Secure Digital Card
- Genuine Sony / Sandisk 1gb Memory Stick
- New Genuine Toshiba 1gb Mini SD Card
- New Sony 1gb Memory Stick Pro, Magic gate