Almost all cameras use removable memory cards to store photos and video. A few smaller devices use fixed in-built memory instead, but these are relatively rare. Memory card types Memory cards come in many different types, though many have slowly been phased out and others are very specialised. The most common type is the SD/SDHC/SDXC […]
Memory card capacity
This is measured in gigabytes (GB), and the larger the memory capacity the more photos and video clips you can store. It’s hard to give precise advice since cameras and user needs vary so much, but 16GB is a good starting point if you shoot RAW files as well as JPEGs, and consider 64GB-256GB if you want to shoot video, especially 4K.