Best SD Memory Cards for Sony HX99

Back in mid 2018, Sony released the HX99 and according to the Japanese company it is the world’s smallest camera with a 24-720mm equivalent zoom lens. It packs an 18MP 1/2.3-inch sensor, shoots 4K video and has high end autofocusing features including Eye AF and Fast Intelligent AF. It also offers high-speed continuous shooting at up to 10fps. We should also mention that it comes with a flip-up screen, which makes it excellent for selfies and recording videos of yourself. Alright, with basic specs out of the way, let’s check out the best memory cards for Sony HX99.

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Best SD Cards for Sony HX99

First of all, we should mention that the HX99 has one memory card slot that supports UHS-I cards. While this is a pretty powerful point-and-shoot camera, a UHS-I card are fast enough for anything this camera can throw at it. Here are some of the best SD cards for Sony HX99.

UHS-I Cards:
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 Sony HX99

Like we mentioned earlier, the HX99 is capable of recording 4K videos (at up to 30 fps). This recording mode will give you beautifully sharp videos and a lot of detail. While recording 4K, this camera uses a 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/s) codec. Any SD memory card from our list above will be able to handle this codec as it isn’t too demanding.


If you need a tiny travel camera with a big zoom range, Sony HX99 is definitely worth your consideration. Top that off with 4K video recording and good autofocus and you have an excellent little camera. We hope this guide helped you choose the right memory card for your HX99.

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