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Tag Archives: Sony XQD memory cards

Sony quietly announced new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards

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

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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Nikon D4 now ships without a free XQD card and reader

Up till now Nikon included a free 16GB Sony XQD card and a reader (aprox. $185 value) with every D4 shipment. This seems no longer to be the case and  the last Nikon D4 shipments do not include any freebies. The other bad news is that so far I have not heard about another major manufacturer to jump […]

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So far ALL Nikon D4 shipments include free Sony XQD card and reader

As of today, all Nikon D4 pre-orders that I know of (in multiple countries, even non-NPS) were delivered with a free 16GB Sony XQD card and a reader (aprox. $185 value).

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Sony XQD memory cards now available for pre-order

As you probably already know, the new Nikon D4 is the first and only camera (for now) to use the new XQD memory cards. So far Sony is the only XQD cards manufacturer and Adorama just started taking pre-orders for the 16GB, 32GB versions and the new XQD card reader: Sony XQD Memory Card H-series 16GB […]

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