MicroSD cards are an important way to expand the space on your compatible phone, tablet, camera, or even computer. But what size do you need? If you know that your storage needs aren’t going to be excessive and you are just looking for a way to save some photos, a few videos, and any important documents, a 32 GB microSD card will more than do the trick. Compatibility isn’t going to be a problem, given that every smartphone with a microSD card slot will support a 32 GB card.
Here is our roundup of some of the best 32 GB microSD cards currently available! Looking for something bigger? Check out our best microSD cards guide for more capacity options.
Sandisk Ultra and Extreme
Sandisk is one of the first companies to introduce microSD cards with the A1 rating, which makes them compatible with the new App Performance Class standard that was recently introduced by the SD association. These Class 10 UHS 1 microSD cards are one of the best options if you are looking for fast app performance. The 32 GB microSD card features a maximum transfer speed of up to 98 MBps. Like all the microSD cards on this list, the Sandisk Ultra cards are shockproof, temperature proof, waterproof, and X-Ray proof. The Sandisk Ultra 32 GB microSD card is currently priced at $14.49.
If you are looking for even more in terms of performance and capability, the Sandisk Extreme is the way to go. These Class 10 UHS 3 microSD cards also feature a Video Speed Class 30 rating, indicated by the V30 on the card, that makes it the best choice if you are looking to capture video in 4K. The 32 GB version of the Sandisk Extreme is currently priced at $19.99.
Samsung EVO Select and PRO Select
The Samsung EVO Select microSD cards are Class 10 UHS 1 cards that offer storage capacities starting from 32 GB all the way up to 256 GB. With the 32 GB version of this microSD card, you get 95 MBps and 20 MBps read and write speeds respectively. The 32 GB iteration of the Samsung EVO Select is currently priced at $12.99, making it the cheapest option on this list.
Like the Sandisk microSD cards, Samsung also has a faster version available for those willing to pay for it. The Samsung PRO Select microSD cards come under the Class 10 UHS 3 category as the EVO Select, but bumps up the maximum read and write speeds of 100 MBps and 90 MBps respectively. The 32 GB version of the Samsung PRO Select is currently priced at $27.99.
PNY Elite X
Like the Samsung PRO Select, the PNY Elite X microSD cards are Class 10 UHS 3 cards that offer storage capacities ranging from 32 GB to 128 GB, and offer read speeds up to 90 MBps. The 32 GB iteration of the PNY Elite X microSD card is currently priced at $17.99, which is great price point for what this card offers.
Transcend Ultimate 633x
The Transcend Ultimate 633x microSD cards are Class 10 UHS 3 cards that offer read and write speeds of 95 MBps and 85 MBps respectively. This the most expensive option on this list, but Transcend has always been a reliable name in the expandable storage space, and you are less likely to run into other issues. The 632 GB version of the Transcend Ultimate microSD card is currently priced at $28.99.
So, there you have it for this roundup of some of the best 32 GB microSD cards currently available!