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Sony XQD Memory Card

High-speed memory card for XQD-compatible high-end DSLRs (16GB)

2 Reviews

Item # 158XQD16GB

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Our take on the Sony XQD Memory Card

Sony has reached a new level of speed and performance with the XQD memory card. It works with select high-end DSLR cameras, and its ultra-fast write speeds make it great for recording video or capturing still images in continuous shooting mode. The card is designed to give professional photographers highly reliable storage for their images and videos.

Product Highlights:

  • 16GB capacity
  • new high-speed, high-performance XQD memory card format
  • ultra-fast 125MB per second write and read speed
  • compatible with select DSLR cameras
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • 16GB XQD H-series memory card in clear plastic case
  • Operating Instructions
  • Limited Warranty

Sony XQD Memory Card Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(2 Reviews)

Nice product

Y from Orlando on 11/20/2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fast, reliable

Pros: Fast, reliable

Cons: Cost, discontinued

xqd cards

David B. on 9/15/2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

great cards with great prices too! all i use now in my D4.

Pros: smaller and download faster



Hands-on research

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Overview: The Sony XQD memory card is the next generation of media for digital cameras, camcorders, and other devices. Physically, XQD cards are smaller than Compact Flash, but larger than SD cards. Presently, Sony is offering two sizes: 32GB and 16GB.

Transfer Speeds: The XQD Memory card has a write speed of up to 125 MB/s, approximately 25% faster than top-end Compact Flash cards. The XQD memory card's higher data transfer speeds lets you achieve stable continuous shooting. When used with the Nikon D4 DSLR, the camera can record approximately 100 frames in RAW format in the continuous shooting mode.

Associated Products: In addition to the XQD card, Sony is offering two associated products:

  • XQD Card Reader (MRW-E80): This USB 2.0/3.0 compatible XQD card reader lets you quickly and easily transfer large quantities of very high capacity data to your PC.
  • XQD ExpressCard Adapter (QDA-EX1): This adapter lets you insert an XQD card into a laptop or desktop computer through an ExpressCard 34 card slot.


  • Operating Voltage: 3.3V
  • Operating Temperature: -13°F to +149°F (-25°C to +65°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C)
  • Dimensions: Width=1.168", Height=1.52", Depth=0.149"
  • Weight: 0.35 ounces (10g)

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