Tag Archives: XQD memory cards

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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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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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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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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