The Canon Legria HF R38 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SD compatible memory cards. This video camera also 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 camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of a similar age and type to the Legria HF R38.
A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.