Sony MicroSD memory card

Amazon is having a pretty massive sale on microSD memory cards from Sony. We're talking $32.99 for the 64 GB card, which normally goes for $114.99. (That's 71% off, for those who don't feel like doing the math.) Unfortunately, Sony's line doesn't extend up to the 128 GB denomination we've seen elsewhere, but you will find every other size under the sun, and even some solid prices on the full-sized SD cards.

You can snag the 64 GB card from Amazon here if you're in dire need of an upgrade. SanDisk also has some of their cards on sale, including a 64 GB card with blisteringly fast read/write speeds. It's too bad there aren't any discounts on the full-bore 128 GB card today. Before you make the leap, though, be sure to read up on how KitKat handles microSD cards differently.

How many of you are still using 32 GB cards or lower? Is your memory card running out of room?

 
There are 47 comments

NIUHuskie says:

Great deal. Just ordered one. Thanks for the heads up AC.

Furt says:

Got excited, but then quickly realized I have nothing in my life that uses an SD card...

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someguy01234 says:

The price is average now, nothing spectacular. You can get other brands with the same speed rating for as cheap or cheaper. Notice the 40mbps is the read speed.

Do not buy Patriot microSD. I bought their 64gb one for $25, it failed on me. Their website RMA process required you to choose the model that you bought from a list, but the one I bought was not listed. I emailed them instead requesting an RMA, they just link me back to their website page. I filed an RMA with a similar model with only one letter difference, haven't heard back from them since.

MERCDROID says:

This. A few weeks ago, Amazon had a "sale" on SanDisk memory cards. The sale price hasn't changed: the 64GB cards go for $35, and that nets you a UHS-1 card. I haven't had any problems with the card I ordered. Thank God.

TKL74 says:

40 mbps.. lol.. it's 40 MB/s..
G.Skills has 64GB microSD UHS-1 on sale today for $28.

Amir47 says:

Although you're right, everybody knew what he meant

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xKrNMBoYx says:

Sony and Samsung are two brands I trust with their memory products. You can get about 20 MB/s in Seq Write Speeds and the advertised 40+ MB/s for Seq Read Speeds. The cool thing is you can get around 20 MB/s in Random Write Speeds with small files which is pretty awesome.

hmmm says:

Maybe if they'd have done this with their Vita cards back when the Vita was released it wouldn't simply be a PS4 peripheral by now.

cowboys2000 says:

System still needs games/content!!

FWIW, i bought a used Vita for less than $100 earlier this year and have been placing PS plus downloads into my que, cause memory cards have been expensive. $24.99 for 16GB is decent, but not that great.

Castro90 says:

"tralking" i need to learn how to do that!!

Simon Sage says:

lol. Fixed.

williams448 says:

Awesome deal. Have had the same cards in mine & my wife's GS5s for about a month now. Absolutely no hiccups what so ever.

aitt says:

Have they made 128 extreme yet?

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intrepid359 says:

No, it's still just "fabulous" at this point.

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tayswg20 says:

Lol

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l1ttl3z says:

I ran out of room on my 64gb sandisk.. now i have a 128gb sandisk, class 10 of couse..

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Dizfunctions says:

If you have a lot of music, upload it all to Google Music and stream it as necessary.

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Streaming is impractical for those on data limits

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wezi427 says:

Exactly, I love when people suggest that. So closed minded.
I'm the kind of guy who stops a microwave at one second to feel like a bomb defuser.

128GB FTMFW!!

And streaming is stupid. I listen to FLAC and 2GB data.

oscari says:

How many songs do you have in FLAC
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100 FLACs.

Samsmalls says:

Google music randomly pics songs from an uploaded album and clean them! That's really not cool... :-(

thatguy97 says:

Lol I have a 16 gb microsd card in my phone I got for 20 bucks

Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 running Android L or Samsung galaxy S5

Bobby Henris says:

got 6gb left on my 16gb card, a 32gb card would prolly last me for forever

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thatguy97 says:

Ya 16gb is enough for me

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scottbeamer says:

You don't have much music eh?

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markrich says:

You should correct your article to Amazon US. These deals aren't here in the EU and I suspect not elsewhere.

I have 96 combined GB between my note 3 and my 32GB SD card

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jlczl says:

Have a 64 nearly full with pics and videos of the family, kids, random shots etc. in my HTC One m8. Gotta clean it up or move up to the 128.
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Sinabu says:

I have a 32gb in my zultra and there is hardly anything on it. I upload photos etc to One drive and don't keep much on my phone personally.

Wish the Vita used these cards.

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Amir47 says:

I'd buy one but my G2 doesn't support them.

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Nodaryn says:

Ahahah, buy one anyway :) I am just fine with my fixed 16GB memory on the G2. Laptop has 1TB, and 500 GB external HDD, no need any faulty cards

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wezi427 says:

I've never had a faulty card.

I'm the kind of guy who stops a microwave at one second to feel like a bomb defuser.

MERCDROID says:

I've never had a faulty card, but most older Android phones used to chew through cards like bubble gum. Most newer phones handle them much, much better.

SERBDVB says:

Not available on amazon.ca

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pgg101 says:

Doh, not in Canada.

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Can't go back after using 128GB.

br7fan says:

I use nothing but Sony cards. They have been very reliable and fast. IMHO I think they out perform any card out there. I use the Sony 64GB.
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I never run out of memory. 32 onboard and 32 on the card. Had a 64 on my note 3 but it kept causing it to lag.

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xKrNMBoYx says:

It's not much of a sale. It's true that Sony's original MSRP price of this microSD was upwards of $100 but it's been in the $40 range for several months. I bought this when it was $39.99 about three months ago. I used it to expand my storage on my Dell Venue 8 Pro Tablet but now it's in storage. I don't want to use it in my smartphone (S3) as I'm scared it will bust in there. I'm going to use it as MP3/Video storage on my Macbook Pro or Time Machine backup storage.

Cubfan says:

Got one. Good heads up... I usually buy Sandisk.

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markdowd84 says:

I just bought a 32 GB SanDisk Ultra for $20.

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I have a question, I have a psp 3001 slim that is hacked with custom firmware and I amusing a micro sd to memory stick pro duo would the psp read 64gb? I have a sandisk ultra 32gb and it reads it.

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rogeratm says:

Thank you for letting us know about this deal! I just ordered one!
I also noted that there are several other brands available for even less but ordered this Sony, anyway, because of the brand and speed.

fitzy89 says:

Still making do with an 8GB card myself right now, I use my phone a lot for photos at work (for ebay listings) and completely fill it up easily within a week with the great quality snaps from my Xperia Z2 :) one day I'll snag a 128GB card when the price is right