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Nikon Z6 XQD memory cards comparison

CameraMemorySpeed published their Nikon Z6 XQD memory card test results and they included the new Delkin XQD cards. Here is their conclusion:

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Lexar: “the product availability of XQD has been held up by multiple parties including Sony”

A quick update on my previous post about Lexar’s XQD memory cards – this is the official statement I received from Lexar: “While Lexar is eager to pursue the XQD technology, the product availability of XQD has been held up by multiple parties including Sony (who owns the IP) which is preventing us from moving forward. […]

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Report: Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards

The Polish Lexar distributer My Adventure issued a press release indicating that Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards as previously reported. XQD memory cards are currently not listed on Lexar’s website. I have reached out to Lexar for a confirmation/comment. The good news is that the new Delkin XQD memory cards are supposed to start shipping […]

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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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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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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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