The Sony HDR-XR260V supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most camcorders of a comparable age and type to it. Most comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to it support an SD memory card. This video camera also support an MS PRO Duo and SDHC 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 video cameras of a comparable type and age to the HDR-XR260V.
Across 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.