The Canon XF205 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most similar spec video cameras that came out in the last 12 months. Most small sensor size camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to it support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this video camera support a CF and 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).
An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all new comparable spec video cameras.
Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.