The AG-AC160 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras of this spec and age. This video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SD compatible memory cards. In addition, this Panasonic video camera 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 camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the AG-AC160.
Amongst similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.