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A new rating system will tell you if SD cards are capable of running mobile apps

A new rating system will tell you if SD cards are capable of running mobile apps | PC World | November 29, 2016
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November 29, 2016
Finding the right SD card to use with your Android smartphone is about to get a lot easier. That’s because the SD Association, the trade organization that creates SD card specifications, just unveiled a new rating system and spec that will tell you if a card is powerful enough for mobile app performance.SD Specification 5.1 establishes a new Application Performance Class that’s engineered to run mobile apps with comparable performance to using your phone’s internal storage. Android Marshmallow brought support for adoptable storage, which allows you to merge a phone’s internal space with a microSD card. But some are vexed by cards that offer slower performance than the phone’s hardware, which can slow things down for more resource-intensive applications like mobile games.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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