There are quite a few articles about the best microSD cards for your drone. Unfortunately, many of these articles are outdated and don’t provide current information. Mid-way through 2021, what is the state of the market for microSD cards for the most popular drones?
In 2021 it’s not just about speed and capacity… it’s also about ruggedness. The microSD cards used on drones are subject to vibration and shock, so cards should be designed to withstand the tough environment your drone is subject to. Look for cards rated by the manufacturer to be impact-proof, shock-proof and vibration-proof.
Always check with the manufacturer for your drone’s microSD requirements first so you know you will be getting a compatible card. Don’t guess. You’ll see your drone’s microSD class, speed and size requirements. The terms can be confusing, but don’t worry. We’ve broken it all down for you with this handy guide to deciphering the microSD card industry jargon.
Now that you know the microSD card requirements for your drone, here are some microSD card families that we recommend due to their vibration-proof and shock-proof design.
SanDisk High Endurance (32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB sizes)
SanDisk Max Endurance (32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB sizes)
SanDisk Extreme (128GB, 256GB, 400GB and 512GB sizes)
SanDisk Extreme Pro (64GB and 128GB sizes)
Lexar High-Performance Professional (32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB and sizes)
Samsung EVO Plus (64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB sizes)
Samsung Pro Endurance (32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB sizes)
We hope this information was helpful for you! If you didn’t see the microSD solution for your drone or if you need more information about any of these cards and potential alternatives just call or write us. We are here to help you. We wish you happy droning!