Best CFexpress & XQD Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7

Nikon Z6 and Z7 both have one memory card slot. After firmware version 3.00, Nikon Z6 & Z7’s memory card slot now supports both CFexpress memory cards and XQD memory cards. We have tested and review latest CFexpress & XQD memory cards on Z6 & Z7, and here are top recommended ones:

Best CFexpress Memory Card for Nikon Z6 & Z7:

According to Nikon, currently only Sony, ProGrade, Lexar CFexpress memory cards can fully support Z6 & Z7 after firmware version 3.00.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony CFexpress Type B TOUGH 1,700 MB/s 1,480 MB/s Adorama/B&H Photo Video
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt 1,600 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Gold 1,600 MB/s 1,000 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B 1,750 MB/s 1,000 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
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/B&H/Adorama
Delkin Devices Premium XQD 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Nikon XQD 440 MB/s 400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar 2933x XQD 2.0 440 MB/s 400 MB/s eBay/Amazon/B&H/Adorama