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OTG Card Reader for Android Smartphones (microSD / SD / USB)
Effortlessly add additional SD™, microSD™, or USB storage to your Android™ 4.0 or later phone or tablet using this OTG Card Reader from Monoprice!
OTG stands for "On The Go", which is a USB connectivity standard for Android devices. With an OTG adapter, such as this one, you can connect a variety of USB devices, such as PC keyboards, mice, flash drives, etc. This OTG adapter also includes a full-sized SD card slot and a microSD card slot, allowing you to add gigabytes of storage to your phone or tablet.
The card reader connects to the Android device using a standard micro USB connection. A micro USB female to USB A male adapter is included, which allows you to plug into a PC or Mac® USB port for traditional card reader usage.
Note that only one of the two card slots can be used at any given time. While you can use the USB port for an input device, such as a keyboard, simultaneously with a storage card in one of the slots, you cannot use more than one storage device (card or USB flash) at the same time when connected to an Android device.
- Plug and play, no drivers or apps required
- USB 2.0 complkiant
- Includes both SD and microSD card slots
- Supports SD, SDHC™, SDXC™, microSD, microSDHC™, and microSDXC™ cards
- Downstream USB port can be used for USB storage devices, such as a flash drive, or USB input devices, such as a keyboard or mouse
- Includes micro USB port for optional external power
SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC are all trademarks or registered trademarks of SD-3C, LLC in the United States, other countries, or both.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
Apple, iPhone, and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Questions and Answers
You can then copy the files, backup the files, etc.
This product works on my Moto X with Android 4.4.4 no problems.
PROS: This item allows me to download and backup photos from my compact camera. I'm able to copy files from an SD card and upload directly to Google Drive for backup.
Appears as a USB drive on the phone.
CONS: You do have to use the proper sequence. This may be an issue with Android not the product.
1. Plug the SD card into the read.
2. Then plug the reader into the phone.
One thing I wished it would allow you to charge/power the phone via the USB port.
PROS: Works well
has many common inputs
3 months ago
PROS: Easy to use, works with case on.
9 months ago
6 months ago
PROS: Awesome product! Plug and play! Had minor issues figuring out how to insert the microSD but figured it out. Perhaps a simple instruction should be in the paper cover? But everything is good!
compact reader. I've used it for SD and micro SD cards. fast compact and reliable.
11 months ago
*I use it to view trail cam pics on the field.
1 month ago
PROS: Easy to use, compact, light weight
CONS: None thus far