Best Memory Cards for Nikon Z5

The Nikon Z5 is Nikon’s latest entry-level full frame mirrorless camera released in 2020. Nikon Z5 has two SD card slots, both are support UHS-II SD memory cards. In order to max use of Nikon Z5, for example shooting 4K video, you’d better get a fast memory cards for Nikon Z5. Below are top recommended SD memory cards for Nikon Z5:

Best UHS-II SD memory cards for Nikon Z5:

Unlike Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7, the new Nikon Z5 has two SD card slots, so you can use UHS-II SD cards for it. There are a lot of fast UHS-II SD cards online, currently the best one is from Sony, this Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SD card is world’s toughest and fastest SD cards, it has max read speed at 300MB/s, and max write speed at 299MB/s. The SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SD cards and Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SD cards are also fast UHS-II cards with a cheaper price tag. You can take a look at recommended UHS-II SD cards for Nikon Z5 below:

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
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
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
Best UHS-I SD memory cards for Nikon Z5:

If you are looking for more cheaper SD cards for Nikon Z5, you can choose from UHS-I SD cards, some of these cards also has great read and write speed, for example, SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC card has max read speed at 170MB/s, and max write speed at 90MB/s.

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