Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R
Here are the best and fastest SD memory cards for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.
The Canon EOS R mirrorless camera has only one card slot that supports UHS-II SD cards and also works with UHS-I and standard SD cards, and it is capable of up to 8 fps continuous shooting and recording UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) video at up to 30 fps at 480 Mb/s. So having some quality 128GB and 256GB card options might help you best on bigger projects, especially when shooting Raw still images and 4K video. And the best choice is the UHS-II memory cards made by leading SD card makers like Sony, Lexar and SanDisk.
Here is our list of top recommended SD memory cards for Canon EOS R mirrorless camera, including UHS-II SD cards and UHS-I SD cards.
Best UHS-II SD Memory Cards for Canon EOS R
Want the fastest UHS-II SD cards with a V90 rating? The Sony SF-G Tough Series UHS-II Memory Cards are the top choice offering maximum read speeds of up to 300 MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 299 MB/s, available in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacities. Besides, the ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card (V90) and the Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card (V90) are two of the most popular SD cards with an affordable price on the market!
If you don’t need 90 MB/s sustained write speeds but still want a UHS-II card with extremely fast burst speeds and read speeds, both SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC cards and Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC cards are excellent choices, offering read speeds of up to 300 MB/s and write speeds of up to 260 MB/s although only U3 rated.
|UHS-II SD Cards||Max. Read Speed||Max. Write Speed|
|Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SD Card (V90)||300 MB/s||299 MB/s|
|Kingston Canvas React Plus UHS-II SD Card (V90)||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card (V90)||300 MB/s||250 MB/s|
|Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card (V90)||300 MB/s||250 MB/s|
|Delkin Devices BLACK UHS-II SDXC Card (V90)||300 MB/s||250 MB/s|
|Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card (V90)||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II Card||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|Sony SF-M Tough UHS-II SDXC Card (V60)||277 MB/s||150 MB/s|
|ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card (V60)||250 MB/s||130 MB/s|
|Sony SF-E Series UHS-II SDXC Card (V60)||270 MB/s||120 MB/s|
|Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SD Card (V60)||250 MB/s||90 MB/s|
Best UHS-I SD Memory Cards for Canon EOS R
The Canon EOS R is also compatible with UHS-I memory cards, but it will be limited by the write speed of the memory card and the buffer may cause shooting to slow down. The fastest UHS-I SD memory cards are: SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC Memory Card (V30) and Kingston Canvas Go! Plus UHS-I SD Card – both offer the same up to 170 MB/s read speed and 90 MB/s write speed in addition to capturing 4K video.
|UHS-I SD Cards||Max. Read Speed||Max. Write Speed|
|Lexar Professional 1066x UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||160 MB/s||120 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||170 MB/s||90 MB/s|
|Kingston Canvas Go! Plus UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||170 MB/s||90 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||150 MB/s||70 MB/s|
|Samsung PRO Plus UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||100 MB/s||85 MB/s|
|Kingston Canvas Select Plus UHS-I SD Card (V30, U3)||100 MB/s||85 MB/s|