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Fake microSD card

Typical of fake microSD cards -- low-quality, low-capacity cards reprogrammed to give the impression they are bigger, and a bit of nasty screen print added on top.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
This card cost about $15
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This card cost about $15

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The screenprint is typical of these cards -- it looks nasty
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The screenprint is typical of these cards -- it looks nasty

It "looks" OK...
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It "looks" OK...

The back has some print suggesting this started out life as a 32GB card
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The back has some print suggesting this started out life as a 32GB card

SNAP!
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SNAP!

Fake card next to a genuine SanDisk Edge card
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Fake card next to a genuine SanDisk Edge card

The two bits are hanging on by the screenprint
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The two bits are hanging on by the screenprint

The two bits are hanging on by the screenprint
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The two bits are hanging on by the screenprint

And it's broken in two
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And it's broken in two

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