Sony 64GB UHS-I Speed Class 3 ‘4K-Ready’ SDXC Card for $27 – Deal Alert

Sony 64GB SDXC U3

B&H has the Sony 64GB UHS-I Speed Class SDXC card for $27.50 (reg. $38.30) through April 29 (tomorrow). The Speed Class 3 rating means that it is capable of recording 4K video in current cameras like the Panasonic GH4 that record on-board 4K video. You can learn more about Speed Class ratings and other SD card specs in this article – Demystifying SD Cards.

Additionally, several other Sony memory cards are on sale right now. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.


Lexar Memory Card Deals This Week

Lexar Professional 1066x

B&H has some good deals on Lexar SD and CF memory cards right now, including a 2-pack of 32GB Professional UHS-I SDHC cards for $29.95 (reg. $72.95) and a 4-pack of 32GB Professional 1066x CF cards for $199.95 (reg. $239.95). Additionally, a 64GB Lexar Professional CF card is $99.99 (reg. $127.58).

Other Lexar memory card deals can be found here at B&H Photo.

SanDisk Memory Card 1-Day Sale at Adorama

SanDisk 64GB U3 SDXC Card

Adorama has a one-day sale today, March 30, 2015, on several SanDisk memory cards and USB 3.0 flash drives. These prices end tonight at midnight. Check them out via the links below.

Nikon D5500 Memory Card Speed Test

Nikon D5500-2

Memory cards matter quite a bit when it comes to your expectations and experience with a DSLR. The Nikon D5500 accepts most modern SD cards, including SDHC and SDXC cards, and takes advantage the speed boost from UHS-I (Ultra-High Speed Type I bus) cards. For a broader explanation of SD card types and designations, see my prior article Demystifying SD Cards.

Below, I have tested a few different memory cards in the Nikon D5500 to demonstrate the positive effects of buying a more capable memory card and to highlight some specifications of particular cards that might make them a better fit for the D5500 and similar cameras. [Read more…]