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How to identify counterfeit Samsung micro SDXC Memory Cards

Samsung: micro SDXC Memory Cards

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Edited: Apr 06, 2017

Product Information:

Samsung Memory has been number one since 1992, and no one has produced memory cards with better performance or reliability than the engineers of Samsung Memory. With proven experience for 19 consecutive years, Samsung memory delivers the highest level of performance with unmatched style.

Samsung's Pro microSD Card lineup feature the highest-quality NAND and UHS-I support, offering Samsung's fastest speeds at up to 70MB/s Read and 20MB/s Write ideal for use in high-end Smart Phones and Tablet PCs.

The Secure Digital "SD" standard is maintained by the SD Association (SDA). The Secure Digital format includes four card families; the original Standard-Capacity (SDSC), the High-Capacity (SDHC), the eXtended-Capacity (SDXC), and the SDIO. The cards are available in three form factors; original, mini size, and micro size.

Consumers need to be very wary of almost visually identical counterfeit Samsung microSD memory cards being offered on eBay, Amazon, AliExpress and various internet websites, sometimes a fraction of the authentic items price. Memory is not the capacity of what is published on the card and corrupted files is a common consequence of counterfeit cards. Samsung microSD Memory Cards are designed to withstand water, shock, magnets, temperature, x-rays and just about anything else. There is no guarantee of performance with a counterfeit product.

You can not 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 which will display the false capacity on your device. Actual memory must be checked with a test program.

You can easily check if your Micro SD drive has the capacity and speed stated. "H2testw" is a simple tool that is distributed for free and offers a very simple, easy-to-use interface. The program can be used by anyone who wants to know how their product compares to others, or 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.

Counterfeit products are often listed on eBay and Amazon with manufacturer's stock (advertising) images and sold to unsuspecting buyers. Always insist on an actual product photo, including serial number. While it may not be possible to identify an authentic product from a photo, it may be possible to identify a fake.

 


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Warnings / Hazards:

Memory is not the capacity of what is published on the card. Corrupted or lost files is a common consequence of counterfeit memory cards.

Recommended Action:

Buy authentic Samsung products from Samsung or authorized retailers.

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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Product Information:
Manufacturer:
Samsung 

Model Name:
micro SDXC Memory Cards 

Model Number:
64GB Micro SDXC 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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Always insist on an actual product photo, including serial number when buying from an untrusted seller.

While it may not be possible to identify an authentic product from a photo, it may be possible to identify a fake.


 
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Always check the Samsung website for authentic product memory capacity and colors.

Counterfeiters are very good at creating visually deceptive counterfeit products and packaging to fool unsuspecting buyers.


 
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This is a manufacturer's stock (advertising) image of the Samsung 64GB Memory Card.

Counterfeit products are often listed on eBay and other sites as "Authentic" or "100% Genuine" with a stock photo and sold to unsuspecting buyers.


 
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Online listing images may lead you to believe you are receiving authentic products.

The Samsung branded products received from eBay sellers using these listing images were counterfeit. Always buy from authorized retailers.


 
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This counterfeit Samsung 64GB microSDXC card and serial number shown is common on eBay. It is deceptively similar to the authentic product, but the actual capacity is only 15GB.

Would you trust your data and photos to a counterfeit micro SD card?


 
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Counterfeit Samsung EVO 64GB microSDXC cards come in many variations of serial number style and font.

This counterfeit purchased on Amazon tested at only 7GB. Don't trust your data and photos to a fake, always buy from authorized Samsung retailers.


 
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This Samsung branded SDXC card purchased on eBay may look authentic, but it is a counterfeit.

This counterfeit had write speeds of only 7MB/sec and failed at 8GB. Would you risk your valuable data to a counterfeit card?


 
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This Samsung SDXC 64GB memory card from a China seller is offered for only $16.99, a fraction of the authentic items price.

Don't risk your data to counterfeit products. Always buy from authorized retailers.


 
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Simple spelling errors such as Format spelled "Fomat" and Kilobytes as "kiobytes" as shown here indicate you have a counterfeit.

Don't damage your equipment or lose valuable data, always buy from authorized retailers.


 


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