Windows Phone 7 Certified microSD Cards Now Available, Not Wallet Friendly

SanDisk 7GB microSD WP7 Certified

The very accessible microSD card slot on some Windows Phone 7 devices led many to believe that any microSD card would offer an instant boost in storage capacity. Shortly thereafter, there were countless reports of issues plaguing phones along with the inability to reformat the card after using it your WP7 phone. (see The Great Windows Phone 7 microSD Kerfuffle and The Great … [Read more...]

LG Optimus 7 Ripped Apart, No MicroSD, Runs NAND Instead


It looks like not every WP7 handset uses MicroSD for their on-board storage. An XDA user has taken screwdrivers to his LG Optimus 7, and pulled it to shreds. Instead of the MicroSD that most have for storage, the Optimus 7 has a soldered on 16GB HYNIX NAND chip. While this obviously can't be swapped out as easily as a MicroSD, it should be faster and more stable — you're just … [Read more...]

More SanDisk and Kingston MicroSD Cards Approved For WP7

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If you're still trying to track down a MicroSD card for you WP7 phone that won't be completely useless, we're starting to get a clearer picture of which ones are okay, and which ones aren't. From SanDisk, we have cards running from 2GB-32GB, approved for use in the Samsung Focus, with prices ranging from $16-$200. Kingston has a similar array of cards approved for the Focus, … [Read more...]

HTC 7 Trophy MicroSD Slot Uncovered


When an enterprising owner of the HTC 7 Trophy first pulled apart their device, we saw a mass of silver tape covering much of the internals of the phone. A user at a has done something that gives me the heebie-freaking-jeebies, and actually had the guts to peel off the tape to find the MicroSD slot. So yes, technically you can get to the MicroSD slot on the phone, … [Read more...]

SanDisk 8GB Class 2 MicroSD Is First WP7 Certified Card


Sorting out a MicroSD card for your WP7 device is tricky. Very tricky. We've heard all sorts of different claims about what cards are and aren't okay, but the eventual truth is that they need to be certified usable by Microsoft and the OEMs. Well, we may just have heard word of the very first officially approved card. On Samsung's support page for the Focus it says the … [Read more...]