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Kingston Canvas Select UHS-I V30 64GB SDXC Memory Card Review

Kingston Canvas Select UHS-I U1 64GB SDXC Memory Card Front

Introduction

Kingston introduced a new brand of SD cards in 2018. The line consists of the entry-level Canvas Select, mid-tier Canvas Go! and top performing Canvas React. The Canvas Select offers UHS-I performance with UHS Speed Class 1 (U1) rating to provide at least 10MB/s continuous write speed. Kingston claims at least 80MB/s read and 10MB/s write performance. The Canvas Select is available in 16, 32, 64 and 128 GB capacities. The 64GB SDXC card SDS/64GB with UPC 740617275599 is covered in this review. The card is covered by Kingston's lifetime warranty.

Kingston Canvas Select UHS-I U1 64GB SDXC Memory Card Back

Performance

The Kingston Canvas Select 64GB SDXC card was benchmarked in several card readers. The highest sequential read speed measured 95.2 MB/s, a notable improvement over the 80MB/s read speed claimed by Kingston. Testing the sequential write speed, the card reached up to 24.2 MB/s, better than the 10MB/s write speed quoted by Kingston.

Card: Kingston Canvas Select 64GB
Benchmark: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 x64
Program settings: 1000 MB, 5 passes, random test data
Operating system: Windows 8.1 Pro
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.40GHz
RAM: 32GB DDR3 1600

Kingston Canvas Select 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader95.15223.84480.77921.9763.637887.90.850207.63.852940.40.909221.9
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II95.12623.59680.62022.2633.630886.10.860210.03.818932.10.897219.1
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer94.97124.18777.53222.1223.103757.60.743181.33.410832.50.791193.1
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader94.95423.86877.24022.3543.025738.40.699170.53.284801.70.790192.8
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader SDDR-40994.92823.84276.93822.2813.010734.80.736179.73.293803.80.788192.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer94.90223.97777.82622.5053.104757.80.753183.83.360820.20.795194.1
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader94.77424.02377.73622.4793.048744.10.736179.63.352818.30.741180.9
ProMaster Professional Dual Card Reader SD UHS-II93.63123.66780.56722.4683.576873.00.868211.93.860942.50.852208.1
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer93.63123.66880.63322.0683.646890.20.829202.33.894950.60.895218.6
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II93.59823.80780.56722.4423.630886.10.830202.63.829934.80.904220.8
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader93.53923.70780.39722.3033.660893.60.799195.13.807929.50.852208.1
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF993.53923.62780.49822.5693.663894.30.871212.73.867944.10.875213.7
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader93.53923.66280.56722.3213.659893.30.867211.73.849939.70.851207.7
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader93.45623.90980.36422.2593.623884.40.840205.13.812930.70.867211.7
Delkin Travel Reader93.41423.89878.82721.9123.673896.70.858209.43.880947.30.851207.7
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader93.39823.58880.41822.3833.618883.40.860210.03.825933.90.894218.2
Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader92.26424.01277.90322.3613.525860.60.742181.23.665894.80.762186.0
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black92.24723.90480.20422.3363.491852.30.725177.03.682898.80.761185.7
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader92.20723.89279.87222.2853.513857.70.719175.53.722908.60.774189.1
SanDisk ImageMate Pro Multi-Card Reader/Writer92.07723.80675.92122.2193.037741.40.732178.73.292803.70.755184.2
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black91.72323.97078.78922.2743.093755.20.753183.93.306807.10.759185.3
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader90.05323.77476.70422.1293.489851.80.735179.43.730910.70.789192.6

The 64GB Kingston Canvas Select SDXC card will undergo in-camera testing for real world performance evaluation. The results from camera tests will be displayed in the following table.

Kingston Canvas Select 64GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon EOS R22.3

Cameras tested with this card: Canon EOS R

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

Kingston Canvas Select 64GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)925511994
Product Name (PNM)SD64G
Product Revision3.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000041
OEM ID (OID)42
Manufacture Date (MDT)07/2018
Total capacity62,537,072,640 bytes

The card register for this Canvas Select card contains the manufacturing date July, 2018. The Manufacturer ID 0x000041 and OEM ID 42 match similar cards produced by Kingston.

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the Kingston Canvas Select card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.

CardSize
GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
Kingston Canvas Select 16GB16$0.37$5.99Check price$14.99
Kingston Canvas Select 32GB32$0.34$10.99Check price$10.99
Kingston Canvas Select 64GB64$0.28$17.99Check price$17.99
Kingston Canvas Select 128GB128$0.21$26.99Check price$26.99