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Best XQD memory card for the Nikon D5 (Sony and Lexar XQD cards tested/compared)

Nikon D5 XQD memory card test comparison 2

Cameramemoryspeed published their comparison/test results of different Sony and Lexar XQD memory cards with the Nikon D5 – the Lexar Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 was the best performer followed by the Sony G Series XQD:

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Amazon gives free Sony 32GB XQD memory cards to all Nikon D5 pre-orders

Amazon offers free XQD cards with Nikon D5 purchase

Amazon just sent out emails notifying all existing Nikon D5 pre-orders that they will be receiving a free a Sony 32GB XQD memory card. Amazon also has a new D5 listing with the free a XQD card offer.   B&H and Adorama both have the D5 listed with a free XQD card and a free XQD card reader. Here is the […]

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Confirmed: Nikon D5 to come with free XQD card and reader also in the US


An update to my previous post: similar to the UK and Germany I can now confirm that the first Nikon D5 pre-orders in the US and Canada will also come with a free Sony 32GB G-Series XQD memory card ($109.95) and a XQD reader ($37.95). Nikon D5 pre-order links: B&H | Adorama | Amazon.

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WEX Photographic and Jessops confirm: Nikon D5 will come with free Sony 32GB XQD memory card and reader


WEX Photographic confirms on their website what I already reported here on NikonRumors: the first Nikon D5 shipments will include free Sony 32GB XQD memory card and reader. Jessops has a similar note on their D5 listing: Note that the Nikon D500 listings at WEX Photographic and Jessops do not mention anything about free XQD cards. The new Sony XQD […]

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Update: the new Sony XQD M-series memory cards are now shipping, currently in stock


A quick update on my last post – the new Sony XQD M-series memory cards are actually already shipping (thanks Ish). Here is the current pricing and availability: Sony XQD 32GB M series: $58.61 (in stock) Sony XQD 64GB M series: $96 (in stock) Sony XQD 128GB M series: $153.60 (out of stock) The new XQD M series […]

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