The HXR-NX3 supports a better memory card type than most similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago. This Sony video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as it support an SD compatible memory cards. This video camera also support an MS Duo and 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).
An SDXC compatible memory cards is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of a similar spec and age to the HXR-NX3.
A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type across comparable types of video camera.
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.