The Legria HF R706 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most recently released small sensor size video cameras. Most latest small sensor size video cameras support an SDHC memory card. 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 small sensor size video cameras that came out in the last 12 months.
The worst supported memory card type across comparable types of camcorder is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.