It’s not Bigger Memory Cards Versus More, but Quality and Price
In a short and insightful blog, Earthbound Light reflects on the question:
His answer–with which I heartily agree–is: that is not the real issue. Better make sure you buy quality-brand memory cards to minimize the chance of their failing, and go for proven designs at the best byte-per-buck ratio. That means: larger sizes but not the very latest, very largest ones.