The Canon XA35 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than the SDHC memory card supported by most new comparable spec camcorders. 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 actually the best supported memory card type across all camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the XA35.
Across similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.