Best Memory Cards For Your Camera

Memory Cards Camera List

Not all memory cards are created equal. Not only are different types of memory cards made in different factories like in Japan, China, some in Taiwan and some in Korea, but they also perform differently from each other.

Some camera brands don’t like certain brands of memory cards. For instance Sony cameras typically don’t like Transcend cards, and I’ve seen on various occasions different Transcend cards completely crash various Sony cameras. However they’ll perform excellent in other brands on cameras like Fujifilm.

This of course has less to do with the memory card and more to do with the cameras reads and writes with card. For instance Sony cameras are notoriously bad with the way they deal with memory cards and they are the slowest performing cameras on the market because they have very slow memory bus speeds. But this is rumored to change with the new Alpha cameras.

I’ve compiled a list of all the most popular memory card tests by camera brand. These tests include how each memory card performs in camera as well as how they perform with USB speeds. This list continues to grow thanks to you.

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Canon 5DS R
Canon 7D II
Canon T6s
Canon T6i



Fuji X100T
Fuji X-Pro2
Fuji X-T1
Fuji X-T10



Nikon D810



Olympus E-M5 II



Panasonic LX100



Samsung NX1



Sony A7II
Sony A7r
Sony A7sII
Sony A7rII
Sony A6000
Sony RX100 III
Sony RX100 IV
Sony RX10 II


Best Memory Card Readers

Like memory cards, different memory card readers perform at different speeds. I’ve put all the most popular and affordable memory card readers through the tests to find the best memory card readers.

UHS-II Memory Card Readers