A memory card is a type of storage device that is used for storing media and data files. It provides a permanent and non-volatile medium to store data and files from the attached device. Memory cards are commonly used in small, portable devices, such as cameras and phones.
A memory card is mainly used as a primary and portable flash memory in mobile phones, cameras and other portable and handheld devices.
A memory card is also known as a flash card. Some of the most popular forms of memory cards are:
- Secure Digital (SD) card
- CompactFlash (CF) card
- Memory Stick
- MultiMediaCard (MMC)