Tag Archives: Lexar XQD memory cards

Different Lexar SDXC and XQD memory cards tested on the Nikon D7500 and D500 cameras

After the news that all Lexar memory cards will be discontinued, there have been some discussions about the speed of the different SD and XQD memory cards. I found some tests performed by Lexar that you may find interesting – the first one is a comparison between the Lexar 64GB 2000x SDXC UHS-II ($94.82) and Lexar […]

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Sony is now the only manufacturer of XQD memory cards

Yesterday’s news about Micron discontinuing the Lexar memory cards retail business has a bigger impact on Nikon shooters because in addition to Sony, Lexar was the only other manufacturer of XQD memory cards that are used in the latest Nikon D5 and D500 DSLR cameras. Hopefully, somebody will buy out the Lexar brand or jump […]

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Best XQD/SD memory cards for the Nikon D500 (and the D5)

Lexar published new speed test results for their latest XQD memory cards on a Nikon D500 camera – see the video below for more details: XQD cards test results on the Nikon D500 Lexar XQD Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 64GB vs. Lexar XQD Professional 1400x XQD 2.0 64GB:

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

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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Lexar announced a new Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader

Lexar announced a new Professional XQD 2.0 USB 3.0 reader ($24.95). The main features are: Provides professional-level high-speed transfer of RAW images and 4K video files Accelerates workflow, leveraging SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology Designed for use with XQD™ 2.0 cards Compact, portable design for photographers and videographers on the go Five-year limited warranty Shipping starts […]

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Lexar 2933x XQD memory cards now 50% off

The Lexar 2933x XQD memory cards are now 50% off at Adorama and B&H (Amazon doesn’t offer this deal). Good timing before the Nikon D5 and D500 cameras start shipping.

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Lexar XQD, CF and SD memory cards performance test on the new Nikon D5/D500 cameras

Lexar Japan published a new video where you can see the difference in performance between XQD, CF and SD cards in the new D5/D500 cameras: The video is over 8 minutes, so here are the actual test results (number of shots taken displayed on the graph):

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Lexar announced the fastest XQD memory card

Today Lexar announced new 2933x, 1400x XQD 2.0 memory cards and a new XQD 2.0 reader: The new Lexar Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 card is the fastest XQD card on the market today with read speeds up to 440MB per second (prices: $616.99 for 128GB, $328.99 for 64GB and $177.99 for 32GB) The second Lexar Professional […]

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