The HDR-PJ650 supports a better memory card type than most big sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Sony camcorder supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most big sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this video camera support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo and SD 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 across all camcorders that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ650.
Across similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MS Pro-HG.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.