The GX85 is not the newest camera in Panasonic’s lineup, it is still a great camera, especially if you’re a beginner or enthusiast photographer. In this article, we’re going to go over some of the best SD cards for your Panasonic GX85 (or GX80, depending on your region).
Best Memory Cards for Panasonic GX85
This camera lacks support for UHS-II cards, which means there’s essentially no point in buying one. Since write speeds on this camera barely cross 30MB/s, we suggest opting for one of the UHS-I cards listed below. These cards will offer best value, and most of them deliver decent read speeds as well, which means you can transfer photos and videos from an SD card to your computer pretty quickly.
Here are some of the best UHS-I SD memory cards for Panasonic GX85, ranked by write speeds.
|SD CARD||READ SPEED||WRITE SPEED||SEE PRICE|
|SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB UHS-I U3||Up to 95 MB/s||Up to 90 MB/s|
|Kingston 64GB UHS-I U3||Up to 90 MB/s||Up to 80 MB/s|
|Sony 64GB UHS-I U3||Up to 94 MB/s||Up to 70 MB/s|
|Transcend 64GB UHS-I U3||Up to 95 MB/s||Up to 60 MB/s|
|SanDisk Extreme Plus 64GB UHS-I U3||Up to 90 MB/s||Up to 60 MB/s|
Best SD cards for 4K video on Panasonic GX85
Although Panasonic GX85 is aimed mostly at photographers, it does capture good-looking 4K video, so if you plan shooting video occasionally you’ll be happy to hear that any SD card from the list above will be able to handle it without any issues, because the bit rate at which the GX85 records 4K (100 Mbit/s or 12.5 MB/s) is not very demanding.
Panasonic GX85/GX80 is a great little micro 4/3 camera for photographers and occasional videographers. Since it lacks support for UHS-II cards, your best option would be buying one of the UHS-I memory cards mentioned above.