The Panasonic HDC-HS80 supports a better memory card type than most small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it support an SD compatible memory cards. In addition, this 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 video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of this type and age.
The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.