will a 128gb Micro SD Card work on my gopro?

Craving for more space to store your footage, Micro SD cards are constantly getting bigger, faster, and more affordable but are all compatible with your GoPro. This brings up a question that begs to be answered.

Will 128GB microSD Cards work in the GoPro HERO4 or HERO5?

The short answer is that both have a capacity to use a 128GB Micro SD card with the later having the ability to use a 256GB SD Card.

Best 128GB Micro SD Cards for GoPro HERO 7, 6 5/4

Here is the list of best compatible Micro SD cards for all

Samsung EVO Select 128GB

SAMSUNG (MB-ME128GA/AM) 128GB 100MB/s (U3) MicroSDXC EVO Select Memory Card with Full-Size Adapter
  • Ideal for recording 4K UHD video: Samsung MicroSD Evo is perfect for high-res photos, gaming, music, tablets, laptops, action cameras, dslr’s, drones, smartphones (Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, Note9, S8, S8+, Note8, S7, S7 Edge, etc.), Android devices and more

Samsung EVO Select  128GB  is a UHS-1 Class 10 Micro SDXC Card with data transfer speed up to 100MB/s. it is fast enough for burst-mode photography and Full HD video recording on your GoPro hero 4 and 5.  The special feature of this SD card is that it is waterproof, temperature proof, shockproof, X-ray proof and magnet proof.

SanDisk Extreme 128GB Micro SD Card

SanDisk 128GB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card with Adapter - Up to 160MB/s, C10, U3, V30, 4K, A2, Micro SD - SDSQXA1-128G-GN6MA
  • Up to 160MB/s read speeds to save time transferring high res images and 4K UHD videos (2); Requires compatible devices capable of reaching such speeds

SanDisk Extreme is the 128GB micro SD card with a write speed of up to 60MB/s and read speeds of up to 90MB/s is recommended by GoPro for use with HERO3, HERO4, HERO5, HERO6, and HERO7. for shooting full-frame high definition footage.
This card comes with a RescuePRO Deluxe data recovery software to recover files that have been accidentally deleted. The best advantage of buying this SD card is that it has Lifetime Warranty, so no need to worry about any failure issue, and also full technical support is available with this product.

Lexar 633x 128GB Micro SD Card

Lexar 633x 128GB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card is a high-performance class 10 card with a data transfer speed of up to 90MB/s suitable for capturing 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video. This product is the premium memory solution for DSLR camera and GoPros. For better assistance, It comes with 10 years manufacturer warranty and free technical support.

PNY U3 Pro Elite 128GB

PNY 128GB PRO Elite Class 10 U3 V30 microSDXC Flash Memory Card - 100MB/s, Class 10, U3, V30, A2, 4K UHD, Full HD, UHS-I, micro SD
  • Class 10, U3 speed class performance with read speeds up to 100MB/s, and write speeds up to 90MB/s for fast and smooth HD Photography and 4K Ultra HD Videography

PNY U3 PRO Elite 128GB Micro SD Card is a Class 10 UHS-I card integrated with U3 technology with a read speed of up to 95MB/s and writes up to 90MB/S. Suitable for recording 4K Ultra HD and burst mode shooting with your GoPro HERO5. It comes with an SD adapter for compatibility with SD/SDHC/SDXC host devices.


Here is a list of other Recommended GoPro Micro SD Card for :

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a 128gb SD Card Work on  GoPro 4 Silver?

GoPro HERO4 and HERO 4 Session cameras support a Class 10 Micro SD Card of up to 128GB.

Do the new Gopro Hero 5’s accept 128gb cards?

Yes. So long as the micro SD card is fast enough ie. (Class 10 – write speed), there’s no problem using the 128GB version

Will 128GB microSD Cards work in the HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session?

GoPro HERO5 and HERO Session cameras support a Class 10 Micro SD Card of up to 258GB.

If the 128GB microSD Cards doesn’t work with your HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session Consider Checking this

  1. Micro SD card might not meet the minimum standard for GoPro 5.
  2. Micro SD card might be damaged
  3. GoPro Camera might faulty
  4. GoPro camera has increased temperature
  5. Try using a different SD card

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