Best SD Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-H1

When Fuji X-H1 came out in early 2018, it was Fujifilm’s first mirrorless camera with bigger focus on video features as well as the first camera they made with in-body image stabilization. The camera has the same 24MP APS-C sensor as Fuji X-T2 and shoots 4K video at up to 30 fps with F-log support, as well as 1080p video at up to 120 fps. With that said, let’s take a look at some of the best memory cards for Fujifilm X-H1.

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Best SD Cards for Fujifilm X-H1

Fuji X-H1 comes with two SD card slots, both of which supports UHS-II speeds. And while UHS-II cards will offer you some speed benefits over the UHS-I, it’s not necessary to buy them for the X-H1. Of course, you’ll get the benefit of faster read speeds when transferring files to your computer and UHS-II cards are also a great idea if you are, for example, planning to buy the X-H2 when it comes out. If you have the money, we suggest getting UHS-II cards, and if you want to save some money go with UHS-I. Here are the best SD cards for Fujifilm X-H1.

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 Select Plus 128GB UHS-I V30 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
UHS-II Cards:
MEMORY CARD WRITE SPEED READ SPEED GET CARD
Sony Tough-G Series SDXC 128GB UHS-II U3 V90 Up to 299 MB/s Up to 300 MB/s
Lexar Professional 2000X 128GB SDXC UHS-II U3 V90 Up to 260 MB/s Up to 300 MB/s
ProGrade Digital 128GB UHS-II U3 V90 Up to 250 MB/s Up to 300 MB/s

Recommended SD Cards for Video on Fujifilm X-H1

Like we mentioned in the intro, XH-1 shoots 4K video at up to 30 fps and 1080p in 120 fps. It has a better and more demanding codec than most mirrorless cameras on the market right now at 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/s). Having said that, all but the slowest UHS-I cards shouldn’t have any problems with it.

Conclusion

Fujifilm X-H1 is the best Fuji APS-C camera if you need in-body image stabilization, but the X-T3 definitely has better video features, which is understandable since it’s a newer camera. When it comes to memory cards, we suggest going with UHS-II cards if you have extra money to spare, but they are definitely not necessary.

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