The HXR-NX5R supports an SDXC memory card which is better than the SDHC memory card supported by most small sensor size camcorders that have been available for the last year. In addition, this camcorder support an MS PRO Duo and SD 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).
An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type across all small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R.
Across comparable types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.