Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5. Here is our full list of top recommended CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera.
The Canon EOS R5 has dual memory card slots; one is SD card slot (Supports UHS-II SD cards), the other is CFexpress card slot. It is 1x CFexpress Type B and 1x SD UHS-II.
The Canon EOS R5 (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) supports high-resolution DCI 8K 30 fps raw video recording internally along with 4K recording up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit with Canon Log, as well as up to 20 fps burst shooting with an electronic shutter and up to 12 fps with a mechanical shutter. The CFexpress card slot is ideal for 8K video and high-speed, high-resolution burst shooting needs while the SD card slot retains a familiar form factor for wide compatibility. In order to get the ultra high read speeds and write speeds to get the best out of your Canon EOS R5 camera, here we list the top recommended CFexpress cards and SD cards for the Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera based on the speed and price.
What memory cards does the Canon R5 use?
Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5
One of the Canon EOS R5’s card slots is CFexpress card slot, supports world’s fastest CFexpress cards. Currently, the fastest and toughest CFexpress card is Sony Tough CFexpress Type-B, has max read speed at 1,700MB/s, and max write speed at 1,480MB/s.
Here are the quick comparison tables of our top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera.
|Card||Max. Read Speed||Max. Write Speed|
|Sony TOUGH CFexpress Memory Card Type B||1700 MB/s||1480 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B||1700 MB/s||1200 – 1400 MB/s|
|Delkin Devices CFexpress POWER Card||1700 MB/s||1,400 MB/s|
|Hoodman 256GB Steel CFexpress Card||1700 MB/s||1,400 MB/s|
|ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt Card||1600 MB/s||1,400 MB/s|
|Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress Card||1700 MB/s||1050 – 1550 MB/s|
|Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B Card||1750 MB/s||1,000 MB/s|
|ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Gold Card||1700 MB/s||1,400 MB/s|
|SD Card||Max. Read Speed||Max. Write Speed|
|Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II Card||300 MB/s||299 MB/s|
|Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|Hoodman Steel 2000x UHS-II SD Card||300 MB/s||260 MB/s|
|ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card||300 MB/s||250 MB/s|
|Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card||300 MB/s||250 MB/s|
|Sony SF-E Series UHS-II SDXC Card||270 MB/s||120 MB/s|
|Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SD Card||250 MB/s||90 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I Card||170 MB/s||90 MB/s|
Any of these will be a good choice of the best memory cards for Canon EOS R5 camera.
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