The Canon XF205 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SD compatible memory cards supported by most small total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as it. In addition, this Canon camcorder support a CF and 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 camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders of a comparable type and age to the XF205.
An SD compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.