The Sony HDR-CX280 supports a better memory card type than most medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago support an SD memory card. In addition, this Sony video camera 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 video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type across all medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-CX280.
The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera is MicroSDXC.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.