The Panasonic HX-DC1 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camcorder supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most camcorders that were released more than two years ago support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this 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).
An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type across all similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HX-DC1.
Across similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MS Pro-HG.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.