The Legria HF R706 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most latest camcorders. Most newly released small total megapixels video cameras support an SDHC compatible memory cards. In addition, this Canon video camera supports an SD 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 amongst all latest similar spec camcorders.
An SD compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.