The HC-V380 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last year. Most small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as it support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this 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).
An SDXC memory card is actually the best supported memory card type across all recently released small sensor size camcorders.
The worst supported memory card type across comparable types of video camera is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.