Best Memory Cards for Nikon D850

Looking for the best memory cards for Nikon D850 DSLR camera? Here are the top recommended XQD & UHS-II SD memory cards for Nikon D850.

The Nikon D850 (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) DSLR camera has two memory card slots, one XQD card slot and one SD card slot (supports UHS-II SD cards). If you want to shoot 4K video with Nikon D850 DSLR camera, 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. So, buying a fast card is always worth it. Reminder: if you plan to shoot videos, stick to 64GB (or larger) cards for the best video codex.

Below are the recommended XQD cards & UHS-II SD Cards for Nikon D850 DSLR camera, just choose the one you need!

XQD Cards | UHS-II SD Cards

Recommended XQD Memory Cards for Nikon D850

The best selling and more affordable Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 memory card is now discontinued. So we have to choose the XQD cards from Sony, Nikon, Delkin Devices, currently no other choices on the market.

CardMax. Read SpeedMax. Write SpeedCheck Price
Sony XQD G Series XQD440 MB/s400 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Nikon XQD Card440 MB/s400 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Delkin Devices Premium XQD Cards440 MB/s400 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 (Discontinued)440 MB/s400 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama

Recommended UHS-II SD Memory Cards for Nikon D850

The Nikon D850 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, SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC, Lexar Professional 2000x, Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II and Delkin Devices Cinema SDXC UHS-II are excellent UHS-II memory cards with fast Read Speed & Write Speed. Ranked by write speed.

CardMax. Read SpeedMax. Write SpeedCheck Price
Sony SF-G UHS-II SDXC300 MB/s299 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC300 MB/s260 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC300 MB/s260 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II300 MB/s260 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Delkin Devices Cinema SDXC UHS-II280 MB/s250 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Sony M Series UHS-II SDXC260 MB/s100 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II SDXC150 MB/s75 MB/sAmazon | B&H | Adorama

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