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Best Memory Cards for Nikon D500

Here are the best memory cards for Nikon D500 DSLR camera, including XQD Memory Cards and UHS-II SD Memory Cards.

The Nikon D500 DSLR camera (AmazonB&HAdorama) has two memory card slots: one XQD card slot and one SD card slot (supports UHS-II SD cards). Revolving around a 20.9MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor, the Nikon D500 camera appeals to both still and video shooters with its fast 10 fps continuous shooting rate and 4K UHD video recording abilities. So, if you want to shoot 4K video, sports or wildlife photography with Nikon D500, a fast memory card is a must, or you will have to wait longer for the buffer to clear and before you can start taking photos again. XQD cards are the fatest memory cards while UHS-II SD cards can offer speeds up to three times faster than UHS-I SD cards.

Here is our list of top recommended XQD Cards & UHS-II SD Memory Cards for Nikon D500 DSLR camera. Reminder: if you plan to shoot videos, stick to 64GB (or larger) cards for the best video codex.

XQD Cards | UHS-II SD Cards

Recommended XQD Memory Cards for Nikon D500

The Nikon D500 card slot 1 supports XQD card. We know the XQD cards are much faster than SD cards, so if you shoot 4K video with Nikon D500, you may need a XQD card. The best selling and more affordable Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 memory card is now discontinued. So, the Sony XQD G series cards will be the best choice.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony XQD G Series 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Sony XQD M Series 440 MB/s 150 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 (Discontinued) 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Recommended UHS-II SD Memory Cards for Nikon D500

The Nikon D500 Card Slot 2 is compatible with UHS-II memory cards. The Sony SF-G UHS-II Cards are currently the world’s fastest SD memory cards boasting an ultra-fast maximum read speeds of up to 300 MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 299 MB/s and it is well-suited for video capture, including 4K, 3D, HFR, and Full HD video. In addition, the SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC and Lexar Professional 2000x are also excellent choices and two of the best selling sd cards with fast Read Speed & Write Speed, excellent choices!

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony SF-G UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 299 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Delkin Devices Cinema SDXC UHS-II 280 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Sony M Series UHS-II SDXC 260 MB/s 100 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II SDXC 150 MB/s 75 MB/s Amazon | B&H | Adorama

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