The JVC GC-XA1 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this JVC camcorder supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).
This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.
Amongst comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MicroSDXC.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.