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What is a TF card?

What is a TF card?

By  Elwira Iakovou 2020-01-18 4056 643

TF card, also known as T-Flash card, the full name: TransFLash, also known as: Micro SD, jointly developed by Motorola and SANDISK, was launched in 2004. It is a kind of ultra-small card (11*15*1MM), which is about 1x4 of SD card, which can be regarded as the smallest memory card so far.

What is a TF card?

TF is a small card, SD is a big card, are a kind of flash memory card. TF card has the smallest size and can be used as SD card after SD card converter. Adapters can be used on devices that use SD as a storage medium. TransFlash is mainly developed for shooting large images and downloading large video clips for camera phones, which can be used to store personal data, such as digital photos, MP3, games, applications and personal data for mobile phones, etc., and a copyright protection management system is also set up to protect downloaded music, images and games. The new TransFlash to be launched in the future also has encryption features to protect personal data, financial records and health care documents. The compact TransFlash allows manufacturers to adopt this design without worrying about the size of the phone, while another flexible use is to allow suppliers to replace according to different customer needs at any time before delivery, an advantage that embedded flash memory does not have. The


MicroSD card is a very small flash memory card with a format created by SanDisk. The memory card was originally called TransFlash; Flash, and the TF card (3 cards) was later renamed TransFlash; and renamed microSD because it was adopted by (SDA) of the SD Association. Other memory cards adopted by SDA include miniSD and SD cards.

It is mainly used in mobile phones, but because of its small size and increasing storage capacity, it has now been used in GPS devices, portable music players and some flash memory disks.

Its volume is 15mm x 11mm x1mm, which is almost the size of fingernails and is the smallest memory card available. It can also be connected to the SD card slot through the SD adapter card. Currently, MicroSD cards provide the capacity of 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1G, 2G, 4G, 8G, 16G and 32G. 

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