In this article we will cover the Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R6 camera. If you are looking for the best SD memory cards for Canon EOS R6, then check our top recommended & fastest SD cards for this 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 (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) 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”.
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.
- Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II Card (300 MB/s, V90)
- Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card (300 MB/s, V90)
- SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card (300 MB/s)
- Hoodman Steel 2000x UHS-II SD Card (300 MB/s)
- ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card (300 MB/s, V90)
- Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card (300 MB/s, V90)
- 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|
Canon EOS R6 body: $2,499 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Canon EOS R6 with 24-105mm f/4-7.1 Lens: $2,899 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Canon EOS R6 with 24-105mm f/4L Lens: $3,599 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Join the Canon Camera Users Group to share your Canon photography, ask and answer questions that arise and help each others!
Read more Canon Camera Rumors
16 thoughts on “Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R6”