The Canon XA25 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most camcorders of a similar age and spec to it. Most video cameras of this age and type support an SD compatible memory cards. This video camera also supports an SDHC compatible 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 video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of a similar age and spec to the XA25.
Amongst comparable types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.