Digital cameras and cellular phones today have been given features to which applications and large files can be stored to memory cards so that they can be accessed at any time. Starting from the usual 16MB cards, this has ballooned to reaching 1 Gigabyte storage space, owing to the fact that application sizes have become larger and the need for images to be stored in them bigger as well.
Particularly, digital imaging has been the preference of most people today. To be able to widen the flexibility of storage from photos since photographers mainly want to shoot and shoot pictures at will. Another aspect to be considered is that the desired resolution for these images has a corresponding file size usually in kilobytes. The larger the resolution and desired image quality, the higher the needed storage space as well.
Cellular phones have raised the need for space allocation since ringtones and image that cellphone users look for today. While it is not recommended for mobile phones to utilize high capacity multimedia cards, some would not mind for as long as they are able to store their desired files. However, access may become slower since cellphones are not really designed for such high capacity cards offered today.