Tag Archives: 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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Deal of the day: Sony 32GB – 256GB XQD G memory cards now up to $50 off

The Sony 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB XQD G memory cards are now up to $50 off at B&H. This deal will expire on May 14th. Update: the Sony XQD M series cards are also on sale. Some of the Sony XQD memory cards are also discounted at Adorama and Amazon.

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New Sony XQD G-E memory cards?

B&H has new listing for three Sony XQD G-E memory cards (32GB, 64GB and 128GB) labeled as “new release”. Unless this is a mistake, Sony probably introduced new and updated versions of their XQD G models. No technical specs are available. The read/write speed is labeled as 440 MB/s (read) and 400 MB/s (write). The […]

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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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Many of the Sony and Lexar XQD memory cards are now back in stock

Many of the XQD memory cards are now back in stock (the 128 GB version is still not available in all stores). Check the pricing and availability at B&H, Adorama and Amazon (B&H will be closing tomorrow for Passover and if you are expecting to get your D5/D500 in the next few days, it’s a good idea to order now).

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