Amazon has discounted several SanDisk-branded storage products today, and B&H Photo is matching those prices. Today’s sale is a good opportunity to expand the storage in your DSLR camera, smartphone, GoPro, and other devices. It’s particularly good for people who are looking to save on fast storage for a Nintendo Switch.
Prices for microSD cards have been falling steadily in the past year. A handful of months ago, you were lucky to find a 400GB microSD card for less than $100, but now you can easily find one for around $70. As a result, cards that offer less storage are cheaper, too.
- SanDisk’s Ultra microSD card with 256GB of storage is $30.99 (usually around $40). This is the lowest price yet at Amazon and B&H Photo.
- SanDisk Ultra microSD card with 400GB of storage is $69.13 at Amazon and $69.99 at B&H Photo (usually around $80). This is about $7 more than the cheapest price recorded.
We usually find cut-rate prices on the SanDisk Ultra microSD cards (like the ones above), but the SanDisk Extreme is a step up when it comes to read and write speeds. It’s an upgrade that may not make a world of difference compared to the Ultra when you’re using it with a Nintendo Switch. However, if you shoot 4K footage using your phone or GoPro, you’ll want an Extreme-branded card. Here are a few deals.
If you want to upgrade the storage in an Xbox One S or Xbox One X, Microsoft doesn’t make it very easy. We found that after trying to clone and swap internal hard drives ourselves, buying a preformatted external hard drive is the easier way to go.
- Western Digital’s My Passport X external drive with 3TB of storage is $87.99 at Amazon (usually around $110).