Best SD Cards for Fuji X-H1

Fuji X-H1 is Fujifilm’s first attempt at a video-focused mirrorless camera. It packs the same great sensor found in the X-T2, which means pretty much identical quality when it comes to photos, but video-wise the X-H1 offers much more, including internal 4K recording with F-log and 120fps slow-motion recording in 1080p video recording. Just like the X-T2, it features dual SD card slots and both of them support UHS-II, meaning that the camera is able to write data to SD cards extremely quickly.

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Best SD Memory Cards for Fuji X-H1

Not all memory cards are created equal when it comes to performance and longevity. And although you can definitely use UHS-I cards with your Fuji X-H1, we definitely suggest buying a UHS-II card so you can enjoy full benefits, like the blazing fast writing speed. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best SD cards for your Fuji X-H1 camera.

UHS-II cards

If you’re doing a lot of sports and action photography, or shooting a lot of video, you’ll definitely benefit from a owning a couple of UHS-II SD cards. These are some of the best UHS-II cards for Fuji X-H1:

Sony Tough-G Series 128GB UHS-II U3 Up to 300 MB/s Up to 299 MB/s
Lexar Professional 2000X 128GB SDXC UHS-II U3 Up to 300 MB/s Up to 260 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB UHS-II U3 Up to 300 MB/s Up to 260 MB/s
Sony TOUGH-M series 128GB UHS-II U3 Up to 277 MB/s Up to 150 MB/s

UHS-I cards

We suggest against buying a UHS-I card, but if you’re trying to save every penny, here are some of the best UHS-I SD cards ranked by write speeds:

SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB UHS-I U3 V30 Up to 170 MB/s Up to 90 MB/s
Kingston Canvas React 128GB UHS-I U3 Up to 100 MB/s Up to 80 MB/s
Transcend 64GB UHS-I U3 Up to 95 MB/s Up to 60 MB/s

Recommended SD Cards for 4K Video Recording on Fuji X-H1

Like we previously mentioned, X-H1 is the first Fuji mirrorless camera that is aimed at video shooters. Unlike many other cameras in this price range, it doesn’t record in 100 Mbit/s (12.5 MB/s) codec, but instead uses 200 Mbit/s (25 MB/s) codec, which is one of the reasons why we suggest that you go with a faster SD card.


Fuji X-H1 is definitely one of the best hybrid (shoots great photos and video) mirrorless cameras. If you want to get the most out of your Fujifilm X-H1, we suggest buying one of the UHS-II SD cards mentioned above. If you really need to save some money, a UHS-I card will do the trick, but keep in mind that you may not be able to use every single feature the camera has to offer.

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