The Canon XA35 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than the SDHC memory card supported by most comparable spec camcorders that were released in the last year. 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 new small sensor size video cameras.
Across comparable types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.