Finding the right
memory card

Have you ever wondered why memory card specifications are so diverse, transfer speeds differ, and your devices are only compatible with certain cards? And with so much to consider, how can you choose the right one?

Below we've listed some of our favorite memory cards. No matter the occasion or application, Transcend has just the right solution for your device.

Interchangeable-lens cameras

The professional's choice

Timing is everything. When you're a professional photographer or videographer trying to eternalize a crucial moment, there's no time to spare. For you, impeccable transfer rates combined with sufficient storage space are among life's necessities.


Transcend's SDXC/SDHC 700S memory cards meet UHS-II Speed Class 3 (U3) and UHS Video Speed Class 90 (V90) standards. They can unleash the full power of your UHS-II compliant DSLR cameras and camcorders. We recommend them for capturing flawless RAW images, and for recording ultra-high quality 8K videos.

  • 8K Ultra HD Video
  • V90 Video Speed Class 90
  • High-speed Burst Mode Photography
  • Read Speed

Digital cameras / Camcorders

Record your everyday life

Digital cameras and camcorders are powerful tools for storytellers to record moments in great detail. Choosing a memory card that comes with sufficient storage and is unfailingly reliable will ensure that all your high resolution files are there when you need them.


SDXC/SDHC 500S & 300S

Transcend's SDXC/SDHC 500S and SDXC/SDHC 300S memory cards meet UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) standards to allow for smooth, uninterrupted 4K video capture, making them a great fit for your UHS-I compliant digital cameras or camcorders. Both come in extra large capacities, so be as productive as you please!

*V30 compliance applies only to 64GB-512GB capacity cards.

  • 4K Ultra HD Video
  • V30 Video Speed Class 30
  • Burst Mode Photography

Drones / Action cameras

Capture actions in great detail

Drones and action cameras are constantly on the move, capturing action-packed footage and clips that need to be written to a card without lagging, underscoring a need for high transfer speeds and excellent durability.

microSDXC/SDHC 500S

Transcend's microSDXC/SDHC 500S memory cards are there to help your UHS-I compliant action cameras and drone cameras perform to their full potential. The microSD cards meet UHS Video Speed Class 30 (V30) standards for smooth, uninterrupted 4K video capture.

*V30 compliance applies only to 16GB-128GB capacity cards.

  • 4K Ultra HD Video
  • V30 Video Speed Class 30
  • Durable Design

Mobile devices

Upgrade mobile performance

Mobile devices are constantly retrieving small pieces of random data, and thus demand high random read/write speeds for quick access or to launch app faster. Since so much is accomplished on gadgets these days, a few extra gigabytes can't hurt, either.


microSDXC/SDHC 300S

Save space on your mobile device by running apps from a memory card with Transcend's microSDXC/SDHC 300S, a microSD card compliant with the latest speed class while boasting roomy capacities. Want to capture 4K videos on your smartphone or tablet? This card can handle that, too.

  • A1 Application Performance
  • V30 Video Speed Class 30
  • 4K Ultra HD Video
  • Large Capacity

Handheld game consoles

Keep the fun going

Don't let insufficient storage get in the way between you and your on-the-go gaming. Avid fans of handheld game consoles will find it useful to expand their memory card storage in order to save more games and enjoy better performance.

microSDXC 330S

A seamless fit for mobile devices and handheld game consoles, Transcend's High Performance microSDXC 330S memory cards comply with the latest A2 specification for fast random read/write speeds and quick app launch time. With the card's spacious capacities, storage expansion doesn't get easier.

  • A2 Application Performance
  • V30 Video Speed Class 30
  • Read Speed

Dashcams / Surveillance

Stand the test of time

Road safety is critical. Dash cameras and security cameras tend to be write-intensive and require high-endurance memory cards. Make sure you choose a memory card reliable enough that your dashcam or security camera investments are worthwhile.


High Endurance
microSD 350V & C10V

Transcend's High Endurance memory cards are designed to meet the demands of intensive monitoring applications, such as dashcams, security cameras, and surveillance systems. Extensively tested under harsh conditions to be waterproof, temperature resistant, static proof, X-ray proof, and shock resistant, these memory cards will help keep you safe on the road.

  • High Endurance
  • of Reliable Recording
  • Durable Design

Understanding the symbols

The SD Association has defined various Speed Class standards, including Speed Class, UHS Speed Class, and Video Speed Class. The symbols with a number shown on the memory cards indicate minimum writing speed. Speed Class symbols indicated to device and memory card products can help you decide the best combination for reliable recording.

Minimum Sequential
Write Speed
Speed Class
UHS Speed Class
Video Speed
Video Format

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