Yes, I know there are also "internal sd cards", which might cause a little confusion here. But there's no tag for them. Instead, the tag wiki for sd-card (x394) clearly reads:
For questions related to the external micro-SD card used by most Android phones to increase the amount of available storage.
There you are. So what is the external-sd (x8) for then -- unless we want to split things up between the two explicitly, creating an "internal-sd" tag, and arguing about "How to disambiguate the
sd-card tag? Where should that synonym point to?" :)
I'd suggest to merge
sd-card. Whether we really need to make it a synonym after merging, I leave to the "executing mod" :)
As the comments raised that topic: "What to do with questions concerning the so-called 'internal sdcard' then?" Neither of us feels happy with that naming, but is was not us chosing it: it is not really an SDcard (in most cases, rather eMMC or the like). Despite of this,
- newer devices use
/sdcardas mount-point for this storage, placing the "real sdcard" to
/sdcard/external_sdor the like
- all forums, how-tos, manuals, whatever (you name it) are speaking of "internal SDCards", so a different term would cause confusion
- terms like 'emmc-storage' would cause confusion (and might not always be "correct")
- terms like 'flash-storage', 'phone-storage', 'device-storage', or 'internal-storage' could also apply to the area covered by
/system(and sometimes are used referring to that explicitly, plus the latter is already used as internal-storage for exactly this)
Thus, as unhappy a term it might be, this would leave internal-sd as almost the only useful option, and we should use it (I volunteer creating it and re-tagging the questions from our current 'sd-card' tag appropriately, so the rename could be done after that step). If someone comes up with a better name later on, we always can rename 'internal-sd' to something more appropriate.