The HXR-NX5R supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this video camera support an MS PRO Duo and 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 actually the best supported memory card type amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.
Amongst comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is SD.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.