The Canon Legria HF R36 supports a better memory card type than most camcorders of a similar age and type to it. This video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it support an SD compatible memory cards. In addition, this camcorder 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).
This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Legria HF R36.
The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.