10-06-2012 03:08 PM
Just wondering if it's generally a bad idea to purchase used memory cards by Sony? I've yet to have a stick of any sort fail, from any manufacturer & figured with Sony's BS pricing I may as well ask! If it's iladviseable, I suppose I'll go with a 16Gb for awhile.. Thanks!
10-06-2012 10:43 PM - edited 10-06-2012 10:44 PM
As when purchasing any used hardware, you have to wonder why the previous owner sold it. People sometimes trade in smaller capacity memory cards when they upgrade to a larger one, or any size card when they trade in their Vita console. There is no reason not to buy those. Flash memory devices don't usually fail in normal operation, but micro-format cards are fragile, and are easily damaged. Just make sure that you can return it if it doesn't work; or better yet, bring your Vita and test it before you leave the store.
10-07-2012 01:27 AM
Experience with used Vitas has been good so far. In most cases the console is being sold for no other reason than because the owner wasn't interested in the games that are currently available. The $350 price of a 3G Vita with a 32GB memory card is a lot of money to invest in a console that you don't use; and compared to competing devices, the Vita isn't particularly well-suited to anything except playing Vita games.