Category Archives: Nikon D500

Delkin XQD memory cards now available for pre-order

The new Delkin XQD memory cards (see press release here) are now available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. All three models are compatible with the Nikon D850, D500 and D5 cameras. Delkin XQD memory cards specifications:

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Lexar is back in business, still looking for a cost-effective solution for XQD memory cards

Lexar is now officially back in business as reported by CameraJabber. Here is a quote from the company’s CEO Huabo Cai: “I’m extremely excited to re-introduce the Lexar brand to our worldwide customers. Lexar is dynamic, has superior research and development capabilities, and has a deep understanding of our customer’s needs. At the same time, […]

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Delkin to launch a new line of “premium” XQD memory cards next week

As I already reported last year, Delkin will start selling XQD memory cards. The official announcement will be next week, on August 21st. This is a good news since Lexar is not ready to start selling XQD memory cards and Sony is currently the only XQD manufacturer (ProGrade will not produce XQD memory cards). Here […]

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Update on the Lexar XQD memory cards

I got the following quote from Lexar’s Director of Global Marketing, Joel Boquiren, regarding the current Lexar XQD memory card situation: “Due to an unforeseen memory constraint from our XQD technology partners, we’ve had to delay production of the Lexar® Professional 2933x XQD™ 2.0 card until further notice. We are trying our best to minimize […]

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Sony to announce new XQD memory cards

Sony has registered two new XQD memory card models at the Russian certification agency – the code names are QDG120F and QDG240F. The codes for the current Sony QXD memory cards are QDG32E/J, QDG64E/J, QDG128E/J and QDG256E/J (check pricing and availability at B&H, Adorama and Amazon). Here is a screenshot of the registration:

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New Lexar XQD cards will be available at the end of third quarter

The Polish Lexar distributor confirmed that the first batch of new Lexar SD memory cards will start shipping in July. Unfortunately, the XQD memory cards will be available at the end of the third quarter. Given the previous delays, I think it is safe to assume that we will not see any new Lexar XQD memory cards […]

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