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The new Sony XQD M series memory cards designed for the Nikon D5 will be available in the U.S. at the end of May

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I received some information on the new Sony XQD M series memory cards designed for the D5: they won’t be available in the U.S. until the end of May. All three versions were listed for a short time on Amazon Japan (now removed) – here are the prices:

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Sony introduces new SD and XQD cards designed for the Nikon D5 and D500 cameras

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Sony announced new SD and XQD memory cards designed to support the new Nikon D5 and D500 cameras: Sony is expanding its lineup of memory card options for professionals to include newer and faster XQD and SD media, as well as card readers for the XQD and SD formats, and an XQD USB adapter, all designed […]

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Nikon D4s buffer capacity increased when you use the new Sony G Series XQD version 2 memory cards

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After Sony announced their G Series XQD version 2 memory cards, Nikon updated the buffer performance of the D4s camera – in the tables below the left “Buffer Capacity” column shows the approximate number of pictures that can be stored with the older Sony 32GB S Series XQD memory card (QD-S32E) at different image quality, […]

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Sony quietly announced new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards

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I have not seen any coverage online for the new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards (used in the Nikon D4/D4s DSLR cameras) that can deliver 400MB/s read, 350MB/s write speed and capacity up to 128GB. All cards also include a USB 3.0 reader ($38 value). The price range from $163.50 to $799.95: B&H Adorama Lexar’s […]

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Nikon D4 owners: Sony announced faster S series XQD memory cards

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Sony revealed new S Series XQD memory cards that are now officially faster than Compact Flash with transfer speeds of 168MB/s. The Nikon D4 is currently the only camera that uses the new XQD standard. Till now D4 owners could purchase only 16GB and 32GB H Series XQD cards that have maximum read/write speed of 125MB/s.

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