nowadays you can plug up to 200 gigs extra. On the other hand, your phone's internal storage, especially with newer, flagship-level devices, is far superior in terms of write and read speeds, and will fetch and execute content much faster.The microSD card, in particular, has been a topic of a lot of controversy in the past year or so. It is quite obvious by now that Google wants the tiny slot gone, in big part due to the security risks and performance compromises it makes part of the Android experience. Regardless, so long as internal storage upgrades cost a significant premium, not to mention that most companies still rarely market anything but 16GB and 32GB models most of the time, there will be demand for microSD card slots in smartphones – it's a far, far cheaper option, and
With those (and your own) considerations in mind, how important is the availability of a microSD card slot to you when buying a smartphone?