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Best XQD / CFexpress Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7

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Here are the top recommended XQD / CFexpress Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

Nikon Z6 and Z7 both have one memory card slot. After the release of firmware version 3.00, Nikon Z6 & Z7’s memory card slot now supports both CFexpress memory cards and XQD memory cards. As you might familiar that both cameras can shoot 4K video as well as 1080p at up to 120fps. The XQD cards are much faster than SD cards, and you will need a fast XQD card if you like shooting videos.

Offering up to 440 MB/s read speeds and up to 400 MB/s write speeds, the Sony G Series XQD cards are the best choice and make it easy to capture photos in both burst mode and in RAW ormat, as well as streamline workflows.

According to Nikon, currently only Sony, ProGrade, Lexar CFexpress memory cards can fully support Z6 & Z7 after firmware version 3.00. In this article you can find the latest XQD / CFexpress Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony Tough CFexpress Type-B 1,700 MB/s 1,480 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s AmazonAdorama
Delkin Devices CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,050 – 1,550 MB/s AmazonAdorama
Hoodman Steel CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Adorama
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt 1,600 MB/s 1,400 MB/s AmazonAdorama
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B 1,750 MB/s 1,000 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type-B Gold 1,600 MB/s 1,000 MB/s AmazonAdorama
Best XQD Memory Card for Nikon Z6 & Z7:

The XQD cards are much faster than SD cards, currently there are 4 kinds of XQD cards, the Sony XQD G Series is the best selling XQD card for Nikon Z6 & Z7.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony XQD G Series 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
Delkin Devices Premium XQD 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
Nikon XQD 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon | Adorama
Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 440 MB/s 400 MB/s AmazonAdorama

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