Nikon branded XQD memory cards coming to the US

Oh, Nikon… always two steps behind… exactly when the first CFExpress memory cards are already in stock in the US, Nikon decided to bring their own XQD memory cards to the US… hey, better late than never. The new Nikon XQD 64GB memory card is already listed for sale at AdoramaB&H, Acephoto and Amazon (in stock now). Here are the details:

  • Product Number: 27214
  • UPC: 018208272143
  • Product description: Nikon XQD 64GB Memory Card
  • Sales start date: January 2020
  • Suggested retail price: $129.95
  • Supports PCIe 2.0 and USB 3.0
  • Max. Read Speed: 440 MB/s
  • Max. Write Speed: 400 MB/s
  • High-speed burst shooting and 4K video recording with DSLR and mirrorless cameras, including the Nikon Z 7, Z 6, D5, D500, and D850
  • Recessed contact pins help protect against damage, dust, and electrostatic shock
  • Strong shell strength helps ensure more reliable use under demanding conditions
  • Operating temperature range of -13 to 149°F (-25-+65°c non-condensing)
  • Both PCI Express Gen2 Interface and USB 3.0 (Super speed) are supported for higher performance and easy connection to PCs

“Designed for professional photographers and videographers, the 64GB XQD Memory Card from Nikon is made to excel in high-end DSLR and mirrorless cameras, including the Z 7, Z 6, D5, D500, and D850. It offers a storage capacity of up to 64GB. With support for both PCIe 2.0 and USB 3.0 interfaces, this XQD card features read speeds of up to 440 MB/s and write speeds of up to 400 MB/s, allowing it to record 4K video and continuous raw still image bursts. To make this card more durable, Nikon made the contact pins recessed, which helps protect against damage, dust, and electrostatic shock. Also featured is a strong shell strength for use under demanding conditions, and the ability to withstand temperature extremes from -13 to 149°F.”

Previous coverage of the Nikon XQD memory cards can be found here:

Nikon Z7 XQD memory cards comparison

More info on the new Nikon XQD memory cards

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