Best Memory Cards for Nikon D780

Nikon D780 was officially announced in January 2020.  It is an enthusiast-level full-frame DSLR that inherits features from Nikon D5 and D810 models, featuring a 24MP BSI-CMOS sensor paired with an Expeed 6 processor, with a top (expanded) ISO of 204,800,  shoot bursts at 7 fps with continuous autofocus. Below are some recommended memory cards for Nikon D780.

Nikon D780 costs $2,296.95, now in stock and shipping at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Best UHS-II SD memory cards for Nikon D780:

Since Nikon D780 has two Dual card slots, compatible UHS-II cards,  the toughest & fastest UHS-II SD memory card is Sony’s SF-G series UHS-II SDXC card, which has the fastest write speed at 299 MB/s. You can also choose Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC card , which is much cheaper.

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

If you want buy UHS-I memory cards for your Nikon D780, the fastest UHS-I SD memory card is from SanDisk, which has max. read speed at 170 MB/s, and max. write speed at 90 MB/s.  Below are some recommended UHS-I memory cards, listed by “Max. Read Speed”.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC 170 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDXC 150 MB/s 70 MB/s Amazon
Lexar Professional 633x UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 45 MB/s Amazon
PNY Elite Performance UHS-1 SDXC 95 MB/s Amazon
Transcend UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 60 MB/s  Amazon