Best Memory Card for Nikon D780

The new Nikon D780 is Nikon’s latest full frame DSLR camera released in January, 2020. Nikon D780 has two memory card slots, both are support UHS-II SD memory cards. To max use of Nikon D780, we have tested latest top rated memory cards, and below are our top recommended ones:

Recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Nikon D780:

Both of D780’s card slots are support UHS-II cards. Currently the toughest & fastest UHS-II SD memory card is Sony’s SF-G series UHS-II SDXC card, this card has fastest write speed at 299 MB/s. The Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC card is also one of the best selling UHS-II SD card, it is cheaper than SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC card, yet has the same max read and write speed (R 300 MB/s & W 260 MB/s).

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 299 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO 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
ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon/B&H
Delkin Devices Power SDXC UHS-II 300 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon/B&H
Sony SF-M Tough UHS-II SDXC 277 MB/s 150 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SDXC 250 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Recommended UHS-I SD memory cards for Nikon D780:

The fastest UHS-I SD memory card is from SanDisk, it has max. read speed at 170 MB/s, and max. write speed at 90 MB/s. Below are top recommended UHS-I SD cards for Nikon D780.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC 170 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDXC 150 MB/s 70 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 633x UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 45 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
PNY Elite Performance UHS-1 SDXC 95 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Transcend UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 60 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
  • I get the best skin tones from Lexar and seem to get more shadow detail from Sandisk.