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    Nokia Genius NAVVARR's Avatar
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    Interesting 64GB Micro SD card feature

    I've a 64GB micro sd card that I used to use in my old Nokia N8- and despite the official Nokia specs saying that the N8 only supports 32GB, it worked just fine as long as you formatted it to the FAT format.

    I put the same card into my Nokia 808 and it worked just fine- however, I always felt it was a bit glitchy in the 808- ie, video would stutter and downloads would be a bit slow.

    Anyway, to cut a long story short, I reformatted the Sd card with Exfat format, using Windows 7 on my laptop and I've immediately noticed the access times for the memory card is a lot faster.

    Just thought I'd share my experience with you guys- might be of some interest to some of you.

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    yeah i remember reading articles on that when i got my phone last year.once such article below.and i thought at the time, its something nokia should have promoted
    Nokia 808 PureView supports exFAT and at least 64GB microSDXC cards |

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    Interesting indeed.

    I have a Sandisk 64Gb card in mine, formatted Fat32 and have ZERO problems with it in there.

    Nice that it supports exFat formatting though, AFAIK it and the S3/Note 2 are the only phones to do so.
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    I bought a 64 gig sandisk and it worked straight out the box, no formatting required. FAT32 has file size limits tho among other well known issues so why even mess with it?

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