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How to identify counterfeit SanDisk SDXC Micro SD Memory Cards

SanDisk: SDXC Micro SD Memory Cards

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Edited: Dec 10, 2014

Product Information:

According to reports from Sandisk, one third of all memory cards on the market are counterfeit.

Many buyers of counterfeit products find that branded SanDisk cards are actually re-branded inferior quality cards or cards of smaller capacity.

All genuine SanDisk memory cards should have a serial number and a manufacturing country's identity. You can not determine the authenticity of a Sandisk card from an internet stock photo.

You cannot determine the actual memory capacity of a counterfeit memory card by simply viewing the capacity displayed by your computer, phone or camera. Counterfeiters fraudulently overwrite the cards internal memory with a false capacity. It must be checked with a test program.

To check if your Micro SD drive has the capacity and speed stated, "H2testw" is a simple tool that is distributed for free, does not require installation and offers a very simple, easy-to-use interface. The program can be used by anyone who wants to know how their actual product compares to others, the real capacity and the amount of errors that can be detected on their device.

It is not unusual to find counterfeit and generic cards with memory substantially below what is printed on the card. If you don't check your purchase, you may lose content or damage your equipment.

SanDisk offers responsive and excellent support through their online customer service. 

 


Fakes Reported By Our Users:
seller or source reports last updated
eBay 3 Dec 15, 2014  
internet vendor 1 Dec 02, 2014  
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Warnings / Hazards:

Loss of valuable data or damage to your equipment. There is no SanDisk warranty on counterfeit products.

Recommended Action:

To make sure you're getting the real thing, always purchase your memory cards from reputable authorized dealers.

If you purchased a counterfeit from an e-commerce website (including eBay, Amazon, AliExpress) keep the counterfeit product as proof for your dispute, the manufacturer or authorities. If returned, the seller will claim it is not counterfeit, or re-sell it to another unsuspecting consumer. Contact your credit-card company and dispute the charges -- you have the counterfeit product as proof. Leave negative "Counterfeit" feedback for the seller.

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Company:

Address:
951 SanDisk Drive

City:
Milpitas, CA 95035

Country:
United States

Phone:
(408) 801-1000

email:

 
Product Information:
Manufacturer:
SanDisk 

Model Name:
SDXC Micro SD Memory Cards 

Model Number:
SDXC 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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There is no way to determine authenticity from a internet stock photo in a listing.

To ensure you are receiving an authentic SanDisk product, always buy from an authorized SanDiak retailer.


 
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All genuine SanDisk memory cards should have a serial number and a manufacturing country's identity. This is usually not on fake cards. The bar code may also indicate a different product than the packaged product.


 
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This 64GB Sandisk SDXC card may look authentic, but it is a counterfeit purchased on eBay and has a memory capacity of 7GB.

Don't trust your data to counterfeit products, but from authorized retailers.


 


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