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About Compatibility with Host Devices

Before choosing your card, it is important that you understand how to use your memory card to its greatest ability. SDXC memory cards and devices (digital cameras, video cameras, laptops, etc.) are now available. Learn how to use your new SDXC memory card to optimize its performance.

Confirm Compatibility

Before inserting your SDXC memory card, confirm the device is compatible with the SDXC standard by locating an SDXC logo on the device or referring to the device's user manual or manufacturer information.

Understanding Backwards Compatibility

  • SDXC memory cards must only be used with SDXC devices.
  • SDXC devices can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and SDXC memory cards.
  • SDHC memory cards can be used with SDHC devices and SDXC devices.
  • SDHC devices can use both SD memory cards and SDHC memory cards.
  • SD devices can only use SD memory cards.

Compatibility with UHS

Before Using Your SDXC Memory Card