The Legria HF R56 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most small total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it support an SD compatible memory cards. This Canon video camera also 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).
An SDXC compatible memory cards is in fact the best supported memory card type across all video cameras of this spec and age.
A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type across comparable types of video camera.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.