The HDR-CX220 supports a better memory card type than most comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most camcorders of this spec and age support an SD memory card. This Sony camcorder also support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo and SDHC memory cards. 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 medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market 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.