Best CFexpress & XQD Memory Cards for Nikon Z6


Nikon Z6 is one of the best selling full frame mirrorless cameras in the world. It has one memory card slot. After firmware version 3.00, Nikon Z6’s memory card slot now supports both CFexpress memory cards and XQD memory cards. You can take a look at recommended memory cards for Nikon Z6:

Best CFexpress Memory Card for Nikon Z6:

According to Nikon, currently only Sony, ProGrade, Lexar CFexpress memory cards can fully support Z6 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 :

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.

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