Recording Media, Memory Cards and Storage

Image showing various memory cards

SD / SDXC – Secure Digital / Secure Digital Extra Capacity
Micro SD – Smaller version of the SD card, often seen in phones, drones and small cameras.
XQD / CFExpress – High end, very fast cards seen in more recent cameras. CFExpress is a newer faster version of the format.
Compact Flash – Older format still seen in some high end cameras.
CFast 2.0 – Newer version of the compact flash card.
Sony Memory Stick – Specific to certain Sony cameras, higher end Sony cameras use XQD.