You can never have enough data storage. And there's no reason not to back up your photos or documents on a portable device, especially when we've found five Editors' Choice deals and the lowest priced MicroSD cards and flash drives around. There's always lots to check out in this category, so be sure to peruse our daily storage deals.
- SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Class 4 Secure Digital High-Capacity Card
Vendor: CTC Store via Amazon
Price: $4.27 with $4.50 s&h
Lowest By: $6
Is It Worth It?: A whopping 16 GB is a lot of storage, and SanDisk is a trusted brand among photography professionals. The price with shipping breaks down to $0.55/GB, and marks a significant discount from the list of $49.99. The card is also backed by 5-year limited warranty.
- Kingston 8GB SDHC Class 4 Secure Digital High-Capacity Card 2-Pack
Price: $9.95 with free shipping
Lowest By: $5
Is It Worth It?: The cost of storage for these two MicroSD cards breaks down to $0.62/GB. They come with a lifetime limited warranty and have the capacity to store more than 5,000 8MP photos, or 16GB of any file type you choose.
- Super Talent 8GB Class 4 microSDHC Secure Digital High-Capacity Memory Card with Adapter
Price: $4.99 via coupon code "MLC531JN" with free shipping
Lowest By: $2
Is It Worth It?: Here's a two-part deal from Meritline, the first on the Super Talent 8GB Class 4 microSDHC Secure Digital High-Capacity Memory Card with Adapter (pictured), which has the ability operate in vast temperature extremes, from -25° to 85° C.
Also available is the Super Talent 16GB microSDHC Class 4 Secure Digital High-Capacity Card with Adapter for $8.95 with the above coupon code. It's a current price low by $4, and like its 8GB counterpart, it comes with built-in security features that enable users to download, store, and play secure content just as with an SD card.
- Nikura USB 2.0 Flash Drives
Vendor: Abe's of Maine
Price: From $5.49
Shipping Free shipping
Is It Worth It?: The deals on three different size flash drives (8GB, 16GB, and 32GB) are at the lowest total prices we've seen, and the Nikura 32GB USB Flash Drive is an all-time price low for a flash drive without rebate hassles, coming in at just $12.95, or $0.40/GB. All come with a limited lifetime warranty.
- G.SKILL 32GB microSDHC Class 10 Secure Digital High-Capacity Memory Card
Price: $25.99 via coupon code "EMCNEGJ77" with free shipping
Lowest By: $14
Expires: June 6
Is It Worth It?: This storage deal is for newegg's newsletter subscribers only, but it's free to sign up! Do so and enter coupon code "EMCNEGJ77", which drops the price of this MicroSD card and adapter to $0.81/GB.
Also available from newegg for newsletter subscribers only is the WINTEC 16GB Filemate Class 10 SDHC Secure Digital High-Capacity Card, which comes to $9.99 via coupon code "EMCNEGJ76". That's a low by $3 and is just $0.62/GB. Its ultra-fast speed makes it ideal for burst mode DSLR settings, and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
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