The electronics market is brimming with manufacturers busy in producing a wide range of standard, micro and mini SD cards that fulfill varying needs of the large market of electronic consumers. These consumers are pretty specific in their demands and the huge supply market is there to indulge them because supply and variety is greater than all they could demand. This uneven balance in the market has given rise to greater competition from different manufacturers claiming to have produced the best SD memory card there could be. In such stiff competition, more and more manufacturers are sticking to SD standards and are providing the consumers with speed, performance and capacity features of really high end 16GB memory card options. But how to choose the perfect memory card for your device from this collection of varying choices is the key question. Well, the answer is simple. Just keep these few basic factors in mind: what card will work best with your device; what memory capacities do you need; and how to determine the best speed for your device. To answer the first question, consult your device’s user manual. It will not only tell you all about the specifications of the memory card that came with the device, but will also guide you which memory card will work best for you. It is important that the card you use must be compatible with the device you’re using. It should not only match the card slot size, but also be compatible with your device’s software and operations. Next, decide on the memory capacity you really need. This need will depend on the intended use of your device. For example, if you are thinking of using it for professional purposes, or for recreational use, your storage need will vary. It’ll also vary on the basis of the device you’ll be using it with. Finally, the best speed for your device will also be determined through your device’s user manual. If the use of 16GB memory card will not provide your device with the optimum performance, the manual will tell you so. Consulting your device manual will also tell you which 16GB card will work best for increasing the performance of your device.Also, keep in mind that no matter which company’s manufactured 16GB memory card you’re using, it must conform to the SD standards so you can gain maximum value for your money. Most 16GB cards come with micro SD standards and being aware of this information can always help you make a smart purchase.