Can I use a 64 GB SDXC card in my S2?

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Hello ALL:
I just got off of a chat session with Samsung and asked if I could use their
SDXC Card [h=1]Samsung 64GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDXC Card with Adapter up to 48/MB/s (MB-MP64DA/AM)[/h]
Here is their reply. Does it mean it will not work?
According to documentation available only SDHC/ SHD SD card will work.
 

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It means it might work, but you'd get 32GB. It also means it might not work at all. SDXC specs don't specify what happens if you use an SDHC card, so the manufacturer is free to design the interface any way they want, including ignoring the card. Bottom line - if you don't have an SDXC card to try it with, don't waste your money.
 

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It means it might work, but you'd get 32GB. It also means it might not work at all. SDXC specs don't specify what happens if you use an SDHC card, so the manufacturer is free to design the interface any way they want, including ignoring the card. Bottom line - if you don't have an SDXC card to try it with, don't waste your money.

...BUT...I looked at the Amazon web site and if you buy an S2, they have an option to bundle a 64 GB (and 128GB) card. It is the one I asked about so I assume that it will work.
 

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Hello ALL:
I just got off of a chat session with Samsung and asked if I could use their
SDXC Card [h=1]Samsung 64GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDXC Card with Adapter up to 48/MB/s (MB-MP64DA/AM)[/h]
Here is their reply. Does it mean it will not work?
According to documentation available only SDHC/ SHD SD card will work.

It means it might work, but you'd get 32GB. It also means it might not work at all. SDXC specs don't specify what happens if you use an SDHC card, so the manufacturer is free to design the interface any way they want, including ignoring the card. Bottom line - if you don't have an SDXC card to try it with, don't waste your money.

...BUT...I looked at the Amazon web site and if you buy an S2, they have an option to bundle a 64 GB (and 128GB) card. It is the one I asked about so I assume that it will work.

Short answer is yes. It will work. I have a 64GB microSD card in my Tab S2 and it works fine. It can handle up to 128GB.

http://secureus.samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tab/SM-T710NZKEBNN

http://secureus.samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tab/SM-T710NZWEXAR

http://secureus.samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tab/SM-T810NZWEXAR
 

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Thank you as I was concerned about the lack of Samsung mentioning the Micro SDXC format. Do you have the Samsung Card? Mine will be here Thursday, so I will know. :)
 

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This card DOES work. It came with exFAT format and 128k allocation unit size. I have a 32 GB card and it came as a FAT32 format with a 16k allocation unit size. If I format it as exFAT it wants a default 32K size. Are these sizes too big? I mean can I select 4k or maybe 8k? Just wondering.
 

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This card DOES work. It came with exFAT format and 128k allocation unit size. I have a 32 GB card and it came as a FAT32 format with a 16k allocation unit size. If I format it as exFAT it wants a default 32K size. Are these sizes too big? I mean can I select 4k or maybe 8k? Just wondering.

That'll depend on your average file size. If your average file size is large, then the higher AUS will give you better read performance. Lower AUS will give you more free space.

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I can't seem to write to the SD card t unless copying over from a computer hook up- i.e., I cannot transfer from the internal storage to the SD card- is Android still blocking that ? or is it a formatting issue ?

Also- cannot attach a Dropbox file to an email as the "my cloud " option isn;t attaching to Dropbox form inside the Attach option in the email dialogue... any thoughts there too ?
 

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