The HXR-NX3 supports a better memory card type than most comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to it. This camcorder supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support an 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).
This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type across all small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HXR-NX3.
A MicroSD (Transflash) memory card is the worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.