Article ID : S1F0589 / Last Modified : 12/18/2012

Sony® SD Memory Card Compatibility Information for Sony alpha Cameras

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

Important Information:

  • This "Compatibility Chart" only provides compatibility testing results for the Memory Card applications listed in each product's instruction manual with Memory Stick media types listed below.
  • This chart does not guarantee support for all memory card media types' performance nor compatibility among memory card media compliant products.
  • Attach a dedicated adapter to use microSD/microSDHC memory card in a slot for standard size SD/SDHC memory card.
  • The Memory Stick media capacity indicated on the packaging will differ from actual usable capacity. A portion of the memory is used for data management file functions.
  • This compatibility chart and specifications are subject to change without notice.




SD Memory Card Standard Size - Speed Class 4


Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Compatible
— = Not guaranteed

Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-2N1 SF-4N4 SF-8N4 SF-16N4 SF-32N4
Capacity 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
DSLR Cameras
DSLR-α230 O O O O O
DSLR-α290 O O O O O
DSLR-α330 O O O O O
DSLR-α380 O O O O O
DSLR-α390 O O O O O
DSLR-α500 O O O O O
DSLR-α550 O O O O O
DSLR-α560 O O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-2N1 SF-4N4 SF-8N4 SF-16N4 SF-32N4
Capacity 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
NEX Cameras
NEX-3 O O O O O
NEX-5 O O O O O
NEX-5N O O O O O
NEX-5R O O O O O
NEX-6 O O O O O
NEX-7 O O O O O
NEX-C3 O O O O O
NEX-F3 O O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-2N1 SF-4N4 SF-8N4 SF-16N4 SF-32N4
Capacity 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
SLT Cameras
SLT-A33 O O O O O
SLT-A35 O O O O O
SLT-A37 O O O O O
SLT-A55 O O O O O
SLT-A57 O O O O O
SLT-A65 O O O O O
SLT-A77 O O O O O
SLT-A99 O*1 O*1 O*1 O*1 O*1

*1 = It may not be possible to record or play video with this card.

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SD Memory Card Standard Size - Speed Class 6


Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Compatible
— = Not guaranteed

Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-4U6 SF-8U6 SF-16U6 SF-32U6
Capacity 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
DSLR Cameras
DSLR-α230 O O O O
DSLR-α290 O O O O
DSLR-α330 O O O O
DSLR-α380 O O O O
DSLR-α390 O O O O
DSLR-α500 O O O O
DSLR-α550 O O O O
DSLR-α560 O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-4U6 SF-8U6 SF-16U6 SF-32U6
Capacity 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
NEX Cameras
NEX-3 O O O O
NEX-5 O O O O
NEX-5N O O O O
NEX-5R O O O O
NEX-6 O O O O
NEX-7 O O O O
NEX-C3 O O O O
NEX-F3 O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-4U6 SF-8U6 SF-16U6 SF-32U6
Capacity 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
SLT Cameras
SLT-A33 O O O O
SLT-A35 O O O O
SLT-A37 O O O O
SLT-A55 O O O O
SLT-A57 O O O O
SLT-A65 O O O O
SLT-A77 O O O O
SLT-A99 O*1 O*1 O*1 O*1

*1 = It may not be possible to record or play video with this card.

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SD Memory Card Standard Size - Speed Class 10


Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Compatible
— = Not guaranteed

Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-8UX SF-16UX SF-32UX SF-64UX SF-8NX SF-16NX SF-32NX
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
DSLR Cameras
DSLR-α230 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α290 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α330 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α380 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α390 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α500 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α550 O O O X O O O
DSLR-α560 O O O O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-8UX SF-16UX SF-32UX SF-64UX SF-8NX SF-16NX SF-32NX
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
NEX Cameras
NEX-3 O O O O O O O
NEX-5 O O O O O O O
NEX-5N O O O O O O O
NEX-5R O O O O O O O
NEX-6 O O O O O O O
NEX-7 O O O O O O O
NEX-C3 O O O O O O O
NEX-F3 O O O O O O O
Media Catgory Standard Size
Model Number SF-8UX SF-16UX SF-32UX SF-64UX SF-8NX SF-16NX SF-32NX
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
SLT Cameras
SLT-A33 O O O O O O O
SLT-A35 O O O O O O O
SLT-A37 O O O O O O O
SLT-A55 O O O O O O O
SLT-A57 O O O O O O O
SLT-A65 O O O O O O O
SLT-A77 O O O O O O O
SLT-A99 O O O O O O O

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SD Memory Card Micro Size


Note: The SRAC-A1 adapter must be attached to use microSD/microSDHC in a slot for SD/SDHC media.

Legend:

X = No compatibility
O = Compatible
— = Not guaranteed

Media Catgory Micro Size
Speed Class Class 4 Class 4
Model Number SR-2A1 SR-4A4 SR-8A4 SR-4C4 SR-8A4
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 4GB 8GB
DSLR Cameras
DSLR-α230
DSLR-α290
DSLR-α330
DSLR-α380
DSLR-α390
DSLR-α500
DSLR-α550
DSLR-α560
Media Catgory Micro Size
Speed Class Class 4 Class 4
Model Number SR-2A1 SR-4A4 SR-8A4 SR-4C4 SR-8A4
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 4GB 8GB
NEX Cameras
NEX-3
NEX-5
NEX-5N
NEX-5R
NEX-6
NEX-7
NEX-C3
NEX-F3
Speed Class
Media Catgory Micro Size
Class 4 Class 4
Model Number SR-2A1 SR-4A4 SR-8A4 SR-4C4 SR-8A4
Capacity 8GB 16GB 32GB 4GB 8GB
NEX Cameras
SLT-A33
SLT-A35
SLT-A37
SLT-A55
SLT-A57
SLT-A65
SLT-A77
SLT-A99

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