Best SD Memory Cards for Canon M50

Canon EOS M50 is a solid entry-level camera in Canon’s lineup of mirrorless cameras. It offers some advantages compared to their beginner’s DSLR cameras like T7i such as 4K video recording, smaller body and lighter lenses, but it also has some downsides like shorter battery life and worse ergonomics. Both cameras are great for beginner photographers, but the M50 may be a better choice if you’re into video. With that said, we’re not here to focus on features too much. Instead, let’s take a look at some of the best memory cards for Canon M50.

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Best SD Cards for Canon M50

Canon M50 has only one card slot, which supports UHS-I memory cards. This means that you won’t get any benefits from using more expensive UHS-II cards, except faster transfer speeds when you’re transferring the files to your computer, but the price difference is simply not worth it. Without further ado, these are some of the best SD cards for Canon M50.

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

Just like we already mentioned, unlike entry-level DSLRs from Canon, the M50 can record 4K video, although it has some limitations such as the 1.7x crop factor and slower autofocus. When shooting in 4K, the camera uses a 120 Mbit/s (approximately 15 MB/s) codec. Of course, audio needs a bit of data too, so to make sure you can record 4K without any issues we suggest an SD card that has V30 and/or U3 symbols on it. Of course, all memory cards we suggested tick this box.

Conclusion

If you’re a newbie photographer or videographer, the M50 is an excellent choice, and we hope this guide helped you find the right SD card for your Canon M50.

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