Don’t restrict your Digital Bridge Camera’s performance by simply buying a cheap, possibly package deal SDHC memory card! Class 4 cards are cheap, but slower and many cameras recommend Class 6 for video or burst shooting. Indeed, the newest, faster Class 10 may also boost your performance and satisfaction with your camera.
We’ve pulled together some specs for your perusal and consideration, with the Transcend Ultimate Class 10 16GB rated overall best buy in our Top 10…
Click here to read Wikipedia’s illuminative article covering SD cards, their higher capacity SDHC, Class speeds and future developments.
|Transcend||Ultimate||16GB||10||20MB/Sec||£10||Click to buy|
|Transcend||Ultimate||8GB||10||20MB/Sec||£7||Click to buy|
|Transcend||Ultimate||4GB||10||20MB/Sec||£5||Click to buy|
|Sandisk||Extreme||16GB||10||30MB/Sec||£18||Click to buy|
|Sandisk||Extreme||8GB||10||30MB/Sec||£10||Click to buy|
|Sandisk||Extreme||4GB||10||30MB/Sec||£10||Click to buy|
|Sandisk||Extreme III||4GB||6||20MB/Sec||£21||Click to buy|
|Panasonic||Gold Line||8GB||10||20MB/Sec||£35||Click to buy|
|Panasonic||Gold Line||4GB||10||20MB/Sec||£19||Click to buy|
If you’re planning to shoot lots of video, or prefer to use a single card e.g. while on holiday, here are the 32GB beasts:
|Transcend||Ultimate||32GB||10||20MB/Sec||£24||Click to buy|
|Sandisk||Extreme||32GB||10||30MB/Sec||£37||Click to buy|
|Panasonic||Gold Line||32GB||10||25MB/Sec||£85||Click to buy|
|Transcend||Premium||32GB||6||6MB/Sec||£22||Click to buy|
We’ve previously tended to buy the top performing, name brands such as Sandisk or Lexar, but the prices of the Transcend cards are difficult to ignore. Perhaps worth buying one of each to compare?
As mentioned in the above Wikipedia article, these are now available. Potentially providing faster speeds and already with higher storage capacity, these are currently premium priced and supported on only the newest cameras. Here are a selection of our recommendations:
|Sandisk||Ultra||64GB||4||15MB/Sec||£45||Click to buy|
|Kingston||64GB||10||35MB/Sec||£191||Click to buy|
|Panasonic||Gold Line||48GB||10||22MB/Sec||£191||Click to buy|