Original samsung 64gb evo
For example, all Samsung-like fake cards never show capacity on the packaging, while original Samsung does. It is common for a fake microSD card, as well as its packaging, to look almost like the real deal. First, check to make sure the family of card matches with its capacity. Real microSD cards will have data about them listed, including their manufacturer. Here is a funny one when I asked about typos on the package: "Sundisk just made several typos on their package, but this is still 128GB SDHC ". (YouTube) Fake Samsung Evo 64gb Micro SD card versus genuine (YouTube) Beware fake Kingston 64gb MicroSD cards on ebay (YouTube). The h2testw and similar utilities don't even care if the card is Micro SD, Compact Flash or anything else as long as it has filesystem and you can write files. I noticed that all recent fake cards I received have the following on the back: MMB3R08BUACA -GE (part number) XL8B20140105 (date code, may vary) Made in Taiwan The same part. Explain politely that you received the card and verified to be much lower capacity and speed. Examples of fake microSD cards Fake 64GB Samsung Evo microSD card. The problem is that this card can store up to about 8GB of data, while anything higher will be lost. Alas, the unassuming buyer may not be aware of that, as the counterfeits can be nearly indistinguishable from the real deal. The more "pushy" seller is, the highest chance he knows exactly this is fake. For example, SDXC logo must be present on all cards 64GB and higher. Basically, it will either access up to 32GB or won't read the card at all. It is an amazing invention if you think about it. That explains why some of the best product imitations come from China. However, even if your reader is older SDHC without SDXC support, it will still be able to access up to 32GB, not just 8GB. Verification If you could not spot the card using any methods above and you purchased it, but still suspects that the card may be fake (works too slow, losing data. The majority of fake SD cards have poor packaging and missing graphics elements compared to their originals. I would highly suggest to check all cards just to make sure and avoid losing refund time period. If you see "64GB SDHC " or "64GB MicroSDHC this is 100 fake just because "64GB MicroSDHC " is oxymoron. This is usually done to artificially add up some value to it. They're a bad investment, they're risky to use, and worst of all, they may cause you to lose data forever. He was right to assume that the card was to blame, but wrong to think that his phone was technically incapable of handling cards of this capacity. Simply, he had bought a fake microSD card. If you don't get response from the seller, then go higher to request a refund through the company you used to purchase - eBay, PayPal, Amazon, etc. I got a few fakes which were showing 65GB. The cost does not depend on the SDXC /SDHC logo on the card and package. I'm not sure if I need to introduce and explain what is fake flash card assuming that you came here because you got it. While the flash chip has its fixed size (i.e. What to do if you received one If you suspect the card is fake (too slow, losing data, etc check it with h2testw or similar tools. Our goal is to try to properly spot the card before purchasing, and be able to verify if you already purchased it. It seems like when the packaging is copied from the original, all texts is copied manually so there are some mistakes during re-typing. The only way to "upgrade" it is to convert it to a fake card with falsely reports a higher capacity and making you lose data when you exceed the original. Also, you can just look for misspells on the back side. I don't believe that SanDisk will ever release a product with a lot of typos on their retail package. Also, sometimes packaging does not match with the card. Technically, what's the difference between fake and real microSD cards?