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As SD cards have begun to physically shrink down in size over the years, the SD card can be considered the ‘full-size’ variant.
It’s typically what is used in most modern digital cameras and nearly all laptops will come equipped with an SD card reader slot.
Where things can become confusing is when you see ‘SDHC’ and ‘SDXC’.
devised a way to standardise the speed ratings for different cards.
These are defined as ‘Speed Class’ and refer to the absolute minimum sustained write speeds.
Devices are backwards compatible, so an SDXC-compatible device can use SDHC and SD cards.Again, SDXC-compatible devices will be backwards compatible with micro SDHC and micro SD cards, and micro SD cards can be used in micro SDHC devices.The next area of confusion is around speed classes.That little SD card - or Secure Digital card if you want to use its full name - has provided us with the de facto means of portable storage for a very long time. In that time, it's fought off plenty of competition, but still sets the standard when it comes to expandable storage.Nowadays, you'll find SD cards come in all manner of different shapes and sizes, and can be slotted into plenty of devices from cameras, smartphones and handheld games consoles like Nintendo's Switch.