The number of photos or songs that fits on a USB flash drive varies widely because of the type of media you use and the size and quality of each file. Iif each of your photos is 6 megapixels in size, you can fit 1,000 on a 2GB drive, 8,000 on a 16GB drive and 128,000 on a 256GB drive.
So, what is the capacity of a USB flash drive?
The first USB flash drive appeared on the market in late 2000, providing a storage capacity of 8 MB. Later, the maximum available storage capacity gradually doubled (16 MB, 32 MB, etc.) all the way up to reaching capacities of 512 GB and 1 TB by January 2013.
How long can data be stored on a flash drive?
Memory cards and USB drives are NOT designed for long term storage. You should always backup your data on to another device. The data will normally stay valid for a period of up to 10 years if stored under normal conditions. The data cells inside carry a charge which can dissipate over time.
What is the largest capacity flash drive?
DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 is the world's largest-capacity USB 3.0 Flash drive as it will be available in a 1TB capacity later in Q1. It is shipping now in 512GB capacity. DT HyperX Predator 3.0 is the fastest USB 3.0 Flash drive in the Kingston® family, with speeds of up to 240MB/s read and 160MB/s write.