The HXR-NX3-VG1 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to it. Most video cameras that were released more than two years ago 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).
This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders of a similar type and age to the HXR-NX3-VG1.
The worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera is MicroSD (Transflash).
SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.