Best SD Memory Cards for Fujifilm X-T3

Fuji X-T3 is the cream of the crop among the APS-C cameras. In fact, many publications even named it the best APS-C mirrorless cameras on the market, as of early 2019. It has an excellent 26MP sensor, fast processor, good autofocus and amazing video features including 4K video recording at up to 60 fps and 1080p video at up to 120fps. If you’re planning to get the most of this bad boy, you’ll need some good SD cards. But don’t worry about it, we’re here to help – let’s check out some of the best memory cards for Fuji XT3.

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Best SD Cards for Fujifilm X-T3

The latest Fujifilm flagship comes with two memory card slots, both of which support blazing fast UHS-II cards. If you’re on a very tight budget, you can still use UHS-I cards. However, if you’re looking to get the best performance out of this camera, especially when it comes to burst shooting and video recording in the best codec available, we suggest you pick up at least two UHS-II cards. Without further ado, here are the best SD cards for Fujifilm X-T3.

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
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 Fujifilm X-T3

Like we already said in the intro, Fujifilm X-T3 supports 4K video recording at up to 60 fps (as well as 10-bit 4:2:0 video internally). You have several codecs to choose from and these will determine SD card requirements. For example, if you plan on shooting at 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/s) you can use any UHS-I card and if you go for 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/s) codec, we’d opt for the fastest UHS-I cards or even UHS-II cards.

However, if you plan on shooting with the 400 Mbit/s (50 MB/s) codec, you simply don’t have a choice and you need to use UHS-II cards (make sure they are rated as V60 or V90).

Last but not least, we should mention that you can also shoot 1080p video at up to 120 fps at up to 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/s).

Conclusion

Fujifilm X-T3 is incredible value for the money and is quite possibly one of the best options for hybrid shooters (people who do both photography and video). When it comes to SD cards, if you want to get the absolute most out of this camera, we suggest picking up a couple of UHS-II memory cards from the list above.

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