The Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader support UHS-II speeds, is fairly compact, and costs just $17 from Amazon. That makes for a winning combination.

When we compared a host of USB-C memory card readers, the SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader came out as the fastest choice. It supports UHS-II SD cards, which incorporate two rows of contacts to read data at a theoretical maximum of 312 MBps. (See our SD Card Explainer for details on the many acronyms and specifications of these tiny little memory cards.) The downside is that it’s $47.

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