Currently, Lexar XQD cards are out of stock everywhere. People are asking about whether Lexar XQD cards are discontinued. Today, NikonRumors got an answer from Lexar Official that Lexar will continue producing XQD memory cards, and will be in stock in a few weeks.
The XQD memory card is a media card format that was designed to be a successor to the CompactFlash card. XQD card has very fast read and write speed, if you are going to shoot 4K video, sports photography, wildlife photography and more, a XQD card is a must. But due to recently release of bestselling camera Nikon D850, currently most of Lexar & Sony XQD memory cards are out of stock online. So here is an in stock tracker for XQD memory cards, you can take a look at below:
Looking for best memory cards for you new Nikon D850 DSLR camera ? Here is a recommended memory card list for Nikon D850 DSLR camera. The new announced Nikon D850 DSLR camera has two memory card slots, XQD and UHS-II SD card slots. Below are a list of top recommended UHS-II SD memory cards and XQD memory cards for Nikon D850 DSLR camera.
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After Nikon has announced the new Nikon D5 and Nikon D500, Sony now introduced new XQD cards and SD cards designed for these two new cameras. The XQD-M series offers read speeds up to 440MB/sec and write speeds up to 150MB/s, and is available in 32, 64 and 128GB capacities. The new SF-M series of SD cards support up to 260MB/sec read and 100MB/sec write speeds. Sony also offers a new XQD/SD combination card reader.
A new version of high-speed memory card Sony XQD S series now announced. It is faster than Compact Flash with transfer speeds of 168MB/s. With 32GB and 64GB memory.