Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R

Canon’s first full frame mirrorless camera EOS R (B&H/Amazon/Adorama) has just announced. The bad news is that EOS R has only one memory card slot, the good news is that it supports UHS-II memory cards. In order max use of EOS R, for example shoot 4K video, a fast card is a must. Otherwise, you’ll miss most of your shots waiting for the buffer to clear. The best choice is to use the UHS-II memory cards. Currently, Sony, Lexar, SanDisk are produce UHS-II memory cards. Below are a list of top recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.

Recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R:

The fastest UHS-II SD memory card is Sony’s SF-G series UHS-II SDXC card, this card has fastest write speed at 299 MB/s. And Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC card is also one of the best selling UHS-II SD card, it is cheaper than SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC card, yet has the same max read and write speed (R 300 MB/s & W 260 MB/s).

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony SF-G UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 299 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II 300 MB/s 260 MB/s B&H/Adorama
Delkin Devices Cinema SDXC UHS-II 280 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony M Series UHS-II SDXC 260 MB/s 100 MB/s B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II SDXC 150 MB/s 75 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Recommended UHS-I SD memory cards for Canon EOS R:

The fastest UHS-I SD memory cards are from SanDisk and Sony, both has max. read speed at 95 MB/s, and max. write speed at 90 MB/s. Below are top recommended UHS-I SD cards for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Delkin Devices Elite UHS-I SDHC 95 MB/s 80 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony High Speed UHS-I SDXC 90 MB/s 70 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Transcend UHS-1 SDXC 95 MB/s 60 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama