The Panasonic HX-DC1 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras of this age and type. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this Panasonic video camera 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 video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HX-DC1.
Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.