Sony a7 IV Memory Cards Guide for Filmmakers

You just bought a Sony a7 IV or you’ve been thinking about buying an a7 IV, and you’re wondering which memory cards to buy. Do you need CFexpress card? Here’s a buyer’s guide from Matt Johnson showing you exactly what to buy for filmmaking for Sony a7 IV users.

If you want to film in 4K in the XAVC S or HS formats and up to 60 frames per second, you can buy the very affordable SanDisk V30 SD cards with a 128GB version.

SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC Memory Card: $30.99 at Amazon, B&H.

If you want to edit in the highest possible quality, which is 4K in the XAVC S-I format. In that case, you’re going to need to upgrade to V90 SD cards to do so. For that, you can get the SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II V90 SD cards or the ProGrade Digital UHS-II SD Cards.

SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC Memory Card: $184.99 at Amazon, B&H.

ProGrade Digital 128GB UHS-II SDXC Memory Card: $139.99 at Amazon, B&H.

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Via: Matt Johnson