The Sony HXR-NX3 supports a better memory card type than most video cameras of this spec and age. This Sony camcorder supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most small sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago support an SD memory card. In addition, this Sony video camera support an MS Duo and 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 in fact the best supported memory card type across all video cameras that were launched around the same time as the HXR-NX3.
The worst supported memory card type across similar types of camcorder is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.