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expandable memory on future phones released in 2021?

(Topic created on: 1/20/21 8:19 AM)
userp6pPkDI5FC
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I have (3) Note 10 ultras & 1 S10+ on my current plan. I will need 4 new phones this year & need to know if the devices that you release yearly in August/September timeframe (which typically has been the note series) will have external memory support this year? My family will need 4 new phones this year & I will not be purchasing any of the S21 series because they do not support expandable memory. I need to know if i should go elsewhere or if you guys will release a device that will bring this back. I have been a loyal samsung supporter since the release of the S4 and even purchased the multiple Note 7s that had to be returned due to the recall. Before then my family & I had multiple HTC devices but once they dropped expandable memory support I left then for Samsung and hasnt looked back. But now Im trying to see if I need to leave Samsung for another manufacturer or should i just wait until August for you to release a new device that brings back expandable memory support.

Sincerely,
a loyal Samsung supporter who needs expandable memory support.
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Eyayo
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Cloud storage is the future. Learn to deal with it
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Recent events have proven cloud storage is neither safe nor secure. During the days long outage following the Christmas day explosion in Nashville proved it to be undependable as well. I still had access to all of my files on my SD card. Many of my friends were not able to get to their data.
userp6pPkDI5FC
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"learn to deal with it" Fuku!!! How about that... If Samsung doesn't release their next phone in August/September with expandable memory, I'll spend my $4000plus elsewhere. I'm trying to stay loyal to a brand I've grown to love. But I'm not keeping 1/2 TB worth of my personal media files on a cloud & have to pay for a cloud to support my 1/2 TB & then have to use my data to access it. That's just stupid.
Eyayo
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You think companies will be back on that? Then u need to wake up from your slumber.
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This-is-me
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Well you should consider note 20 ultra is the last sd storage unless the s21 line flops real bad.
usercW2ySbkixT
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I definitely won't upgrade...losing the ability to have an sd card slot is a no go...I store everything on my card and I'm in areas where I sometimes don't have access to 5g or wifi...so I don't wanna have to depend on a cloud service... I'll ride this phone s20 Ultra till the brakes fall off and eventually if samsung doesn't bring the sd card back I'll have to switch to a phone that does. Sure wish they would listen to the customers.