Buried throughout the press launch for its firmware updates for the Z6 II, Z7 II and Z9, Nikon additionally announced it’s releasing its first CFexpress Kind B reminiscence card.

The 660GB Nikon MC-CF660G CFexpress Kind B reminiscence card tops out with learn and write speeds of 1,700MBps and 1,500MBps, respectively. Nikon says this card ‘is optimized for the intensive video and nonetheless capturing necessities of excessive efficiency cameras just like the Z9 flagship mirrorless digicam.’

The brand new Nikon MC-CF660G CFexpress Kind B reminiscence card can be obtainable in June with an MSRP of $729.95. Pre-orders could be positioned via Nikon’s online shop or via approved Nikon retailers collaborating in pre-orders. For comparability, that’s $100 greater than Delkin’s 1TB CFexpress Kind B card, which has barely quicker most learn and write speeds of 1,730MBps and 1,540MBps, respectively.

Press launch (a subsection of the full press release):

Nikon MC-CF660G Excessive Efficiency CFexpress Card

The MC-CF660G is a CFexpress (Kind B)5 reminiscence card with a big capability of 660 GB. It realizes a most learn velocity of roughly 1700 MB/s and most write velocity of roughly 1500 MB/s. It’s notably fitted to video/nonetheless capturing with the Nikon Z 9 full-frame/FX-format mirrorless digicam.