The HC-V160 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most small sensor size camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most small sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as it support an SD memory card. In addition, this video camera supports an 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).
This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type across all camcorders of this type and age.
Across comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.