Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R6

Best SD Memory Cards for Canon EOS R6. Here is our full list of top recommended SD cards for Canon EOS R6 mirrorless camera.

The Canon EOS R6 has dual memory card slots and both of them are SD card slots (Supports UHS-II SD cards) : 2x SD UHS-II.

The Canon EOS R6 is an ideal mirrorless camera for both photographers and video content creators. Featuring the same base 20MP Full-Frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC X image processor, the Canon EOS R6 (AmazonB&HAdorama) is capable of fast continuous shooting up to 12 fps with a mechanical shutter, or silent 20 fps with an electronic shutter, and it supports UHD 4K video recording at up to 60 fps, along with Full HD video recording at 120 fps for slow-motion playbck. This requires a fast SD card at least U3 or V30 (writing speed of 30MB/s). UHS stands for “Ultra High Speed”.

What memory cards does the Canon R6 use?

The Canon R6 features two memory card slots supports UHS-II SD card slot. In order to get the ultra high read speeds and write speeds to get the best out of your Canon EOS R6 camera, here we list the top recommended SD cards for the Canon EOS R6 mirrorless camera based on the speed and price.

Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R6

With no doubt, the best memory cards for your Canon EOS R6 is UHS-II SD memory card. So far the fastest & toughest UHS-II SD memory card is Sony’s SF-G UHS-II Tough SD card, which has the fastest read speed of 300 MB/s & write speed of 299 MB/s. The SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC card and Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC card also have the max read speed of 300 MB/s and write speed of 260 MB/s.

Here are the quick comparison tables of our top recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R6 mirrorless camera.

  1. Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II Card (300 MB/s, V90)
  2. Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card (300 MB/s, V90)
  3. SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card (300 MB/s)
  4. Hoodman Steel 2000x UHS-II SD Card (300 MB/s)
  5. ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card (300 MB/s, V90)
  6. Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card (300 MB/s, V90)
  7. Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SD Card (250MB/s, V60)

Best UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R6

Cards Max. Read Speed MB/s Max. Write Speed MB/s Check Price
Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SDXC 300 299 Amazon Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC 300 260 Amazon Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC 300 260 Amazon Adorama
ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC 300 250 Amazon / Adorama
Delkin Devices Power SDXC UHS-II 300 250 Amazon / Adorama
Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SDXC 250 90 Amazon /  Adorama

Best UHS-I SD memory cards for Caon EOS R6

If you want to buy UHS-I memory cards for your Canon EOS R6, which is much cheaper than UHS-II SD cards, you could choose the SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SD cards, which has the max read speed of 170MB/s, and max write speed of  90MB/s. Below are top recommended memory cards for Canon EOS R6.

Cards Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC 170 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDXC 150 MB/s 70 MB/s Amazon
Lexar Professional 633x UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 45 MB/s Amazon
PNY Elite Performance UHS-1 SDXC 95 MB/s Amazon
Transcend UHS-I SDXC 95 MB/s 60 MB/s  Amazon

Any of these will be a good choice of the best memory cards for Canon EOS R6 camera.

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