Floppy Disk / Types

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Introduction

Basically there are four different types of floppy disks:

  1. 8-inch floppy disk
    • a.k.a -> FLOPPY DISK
    • 203 mm (8") x 203 mm
  2. 5.25-inch floppy disk
    • a.k.a -> MINI DISKETTE, MINI DISK, MINI FLOPPY
    • 133 mm (5.25") x 133 mm
  3. 3.5-inch floppy disk
    • a.k.a -> MICRO DISKETTE, MICRO DISK, MICRO FLOPPY
    • 90 mm (3.5") x 93 mm
  4. 3-inch floppy disk
    • a.k.a -> COMPACT FLOPPY DISK
    • 80 mm (3") x 100 mm

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