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Amazon gives free Sony 32GB XQD memory cards to all Nikon D5 pre-orders

Amazon just sent out emails notifying all existing Nikon D5 pre-orders that they will be receiving a free a Sony 32GB XQD memory card. Amazon also has a new D5 listing with the free a XQD card offer.   B&H and Adorama both have the D5 listed with a free XQD card and a free XQD card reader. Here is the […]

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Confirmed: Nikon D5 to come with free XQD card and reader also in the US

An update to my previous post: similar to the UK and Germany I can now confirm that the first Nikon D5 pre-orders in the US and Canada will also come with a free Sony 32GB G-Series XQD memory card ($109.95) and a XQD reader ($37.95). Nikon D5 pre-order links: B&H | Adorama | Amazon.

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WEX Photographic and Jessops confirm: Nikon D5 will come with free Sony 32GB XQD memory card and reader

WEX Photographic confirms on their website what I already reported here on NikonRumors: the first Nikon D5 shipments will include free Sony 32GB XQD memory card and reader. Jessops has a similar note on their D5 listing: Note that the Nikon D500 listings at WEX Photographic and Jessops do not mention anything about free XQD cards. The new Sony XQD […]

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Update: the new Sony XQD M-series memory cards are now shipping, currently in stock

A quick update on my last post – the new Sony XQD M-series memory cards are actually already shipping (thanks Ish). Here is the current pricing and availability: Sony XQD 32GB M series: $58.61 (in stock) Sony XQD 64GB M series: $96 (in stock) Sony XQD 128GB M series: $153.60 (out of stock) The new XQD M series […]

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Rumor: first Nikon D5 shipments will include free Sony 32GB XQD memory card and reader

I received a tip that the first Nikon D5 shipment will come with a Sony 32GB G-Series XQD memory card ($109.95) and a Sony XQD reader ($37.95) included for free, just like the D4 did four years ago. My understanding is that this will be valid for all worldwide shipments and is not specific to a region. The […]

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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

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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Sony introduces new SD and XQD cards designed for the Nikon D5 and D500 cameras

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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Nikon D4s buffer capacity increased when you use the new Sony G Series XQD version 2 memory cards

After Sony announced their G Series XQD version 2 memory cards, Nikon updated the buffer performance of the D4s camera – in the tables below the left “Buffer Capacity” column shows the approximate number of pictures that can be stored with the older Sony 32GB S Series XQD memory card (QD-S32E) at different image quality, […]

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