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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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Weekly Nikon news flash #349

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→ Lexar memory cards on sale (incl. XQD). → GoPro and Samsung are also working on 360 degree action cameras (picture credit: B&H). → LensScore added test results for the Nikon AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens.

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The memory card slots in the Nikon D5 camera (XQD or CF) can be exchanged

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A quick update: the memory card slots in the Nikon D5 camera (XQD or CF) can be exchanged at a Nikon service center (for a fee of course). This info can be found on page 15 of the D5 brochure (thanks RMJ and akkual).

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Rumor: 90% of the Nikon D5 production will be XQD versions

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Just like in Europe, Nikon USA is also pushing the XQD version of the D5 and is urging dealers to order more XQD than CF models (same price). Only 10% of all Nikon D5 will have CF memory cards, 90% will be XQD. The wait time for the CF version could also be longer.

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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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