Best SD Memory Cards for Canon M50 Mark II

Canon EOS M50 Mark II is in many ways similar to its predecessor, but it does have some advantages that make it a better option. Of course, the M50 is still a solid choice if you’re working with a small budget and don’t mind buying a second hand camera.

The new model features better autofocus system, which can now track eyes (both in photo and videos modes). There’s also the ability to shoot vertical video (great for Instagram) and an option to stream directly to YouTube Live via smartphone. Overall, this is a decent camera for beginners, up-and-coming YouTubers and other online creators. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best memory cards for Canon M50 Mark II.

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Best SD Cards for Canon M50 Mark II

Just like its older cousin, the M50 Mark II has a single memory card slot that supports UHS-I memory cards. This means that there’s absolutely no reason to buy more expensive UHS-II cards for this particular camera. Without further ado, here are some of the best SD cards for Canon M50 Mark II.

UHS-I Cards:
MEMORY CARD WRITE SPEED READ SPEED GET CARD
SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB UHS-I U3 V30 Up to 90 MB/s Up to 170 MB/s
Kingston Canvas React 128GB UHS-I U3 Up to 80 MB/s Up to 100 MB/s
Transcend 128GB UHS-I U3 Up to 60 MB/s Up to 95 MB/s

Recommended SD Cards for Video on Canon EOS M50 Mark II

Canon M50 Mark II is capable of recording 4K videos at up to 30 fps and with a significant crop. The autofocus is also worse when shooting in 4K, just like it was on the EOS M50. If you need the amazing Dual Pixel AF performance, we definitely suggest shooting in 1080p but 4K is a good option as well if you’re focusing manually. When recording in 4K, the M50 Mark II uses a 120 Mbit/s (15 MB/s) codec, and any memory card we mentioned above will handle it without any issues.

Conclusion

If you’re just starting out as a photographer, YouTuber or online creator, the M50 Mark II is a decent and affordable choice. We hope that this guide helped you find the right SD card for your Canon M50 Mark II.

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